acoustic tile

acoustic tile

[ə′küs·tik ′tīl]
(materials)
A thin, often decorative tile with sound-absorbing properties, used to cover ceilings and walls.

acoustic tile

Rectangular sound-absorbing tile, normally used as a ceiling, whether glued to a backing or used in a grid as a suspended ceiling. See also: Tile
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My secondary school classroom was quite large, with very high acoustic tile ceilings.
Many community environments and places of business are constructed on the same principles: rooms square or rectangular in shape; hard floors (e.g., tile, concrete, marble, wood); sheetrock, concrete block, or brick walls; sound-reflective acoustic tile ceilings; whiteboards or blackboards in classrooms and meeting rooms; and uncovered windows, glass-covered pictures, or other sound-reflective surfaces.
For the Therapy Pavilion, the design team was consistently pushed to transcend the stereotypical image of a space full of acoustic tile ceilings with fluorescent lights.
Rubbertech, of Ruthin, has developed an acoustic tile specifically for use on balconies and roof gardens.
The Rotary Saw ($39.97) quickly and accurately cuts drywall, wood, acoustic tile, siding, plastics, and other materials.
Our firm's challenge, from the start, was to maximize Tenant Improvement dollars by developing design standards, while doing so without the cookie cutter approach to design which has filled the commercial districts of lower Manhattan with the dreary uniformity of acoustic tile ceilings and fluorescent glare.
Designed to be placed above a drop ceiling, the PIG captures and diverts leaks and drips before they saturate and damage acoustic tile. It assembles in less than five minutes and is placed directly on top of installed acoustic tiles, completely out of view.
Did you guys pay 50 dollars for a piece of acoustic tile at a show?
We hadn't developed a fan base yet, and the place was empty except for a bad acoustic tile ceiling and a karaoke machine on stage.
"I wanted to create a space that would make people feel connected, comforted, protected," said Schweitzer, who told Design Architecture magazine he went for "a crafted kind of articulation" for the temple's interior design, which incorporates Hebrew words painted on acoustic tile.
It is now covered with acoustic tile, but is bowed ominously between the desks of Pamela Schaeffer and Therese Johnson, and has become a point of growing concern.
Stripped away are the circa-1960 purple acoustic tile on the ceiling and walls, revealing the theater's original lavish display cases and marble columns.