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ceiling rose

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Definition of ceiling rose in English:

noun

A circular mounting on a ceiling, through which the wiring of an electric light passes.
Example sentences
  • The entrance hall has elaborate cornicing, a ceiling rose, a dado rail and understairs storage.
  • Timber flooring, a ceiling rose and a dado rail are all features of the entrance hall, to the left of which is the first of the property's two bedrooms.
  • There is a ceiling rose and considerable light enters through a large glass doorway which leads out to the rear garden.

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