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attic

Architect a storey or low wall above the cornice of a classical façade

Attic

the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Athens: the chief literary dialect of classical Greek

Attic

The top story or stories of a building; the structure’s termination against the sky.

attic

[′ad·ik]
(building construction)
The part of a building immediately below the roof and entirely or partly within the roof framing.

attic

attic, 2: of St. Peter’s, Rome; A, attic of main edifice; B, attic of the dome
1. A garret.
2. In classic building, a story built above the wall cornice.
3. (cap.) Pertaining to the district of Attica in Greece.
4. The ornamental construction above an entablature; often decorated.
5. The space between the ceiling framing of the topmost story and the underside of the roof framing.

Attic

(dreams)
Any part of a house usually represents a part of yourself (dreamer = house). The attic is the last thing built. Consider the details of the dream and try to figure out what your unconscious is trying to tell you. Some believe that the attic symbolizes the higher self, or best self (i. e. the self that is in contact with the eternal). Others think that the attic symbolizes the sum total of your life’s work or it may predict how well you will do in old age. If the attic is full of “neat” stuff, it may imply that you are accomplishing wonderful things and are living up to your potential in this lifetime.
References in classic literature ?
He groped his way carefully for several yards; he was at the back of the skirting- board in the attic, where there is a little mark * in the picture.
While Tom Kitten was left alone under the floor of the attic, he wriggled about and tried to mew for help.
If we rely on holes in the building envelope to supply "fresh air" then the air frequently comes from not-so-fresh places like crawlspaces, basements, attics, and attached garages.
People in Coventry said it was too much hassle to move junk out of their attics but selling their clutter could save on energy bills.
Many new homes have attics constructed with roof trusses.
Walk into most American attics, and you're likely to be met with a vision in pink: a solid wall or floor of fiberglass insulation.
Wooden joists in many attics pose a safety threat for anyone working in the overhead space.
installation of all or some of the following energy improvement works: cavity fill insulation; attic insulation; addressing issues around natural ventilation of habitable rooms/attics etc; lagging to pipes in attic and insulation of cold water and central heating tanks in the attic .
While attics will normally feel hot, they should not be so hot that they are uncomfortable or dangerous.
natural or forced ventilation and vent arrangement), whether the building was occupied during the testing period, and whether the air handlers and ducts were located in the attics.
Plus stars including JLS, Kylie and Tom Jones have raided their attics and rooted out some great items to donate to an eBay auction for the Children's Society charity.
When attics are not fully vented, the warm air rises and becomes trapped in the space.