camp ceiling


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Related to camp ceiling: Coffered ceiling, beam ceiling

camp ceiling

[′kamp ‚sē·liŋ]
(building construction)
A ceiling that is flat in the center portion and sloping at the sides.

camp ceiling

1. A ceiling shaped like the interior of a truncated pyramid.
2. The ceiling within the roof of a building, the sides of which are sloped, following the line of the rafters, but the center of which is flat.
3. A ceiling that sags inwardly like a tent. Also called a camp ceiling or tent ceiling.