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plafond tendu

English translation: stretch ceiling / taut ceiling

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French term or phrase:plafond tendu
English translation:stretch ceiling / taut ceiling
Entered by: Richard Flight
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08:16 May 16, 2002
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: plafond tendu
Sad to say it's just a one-liner with no context, but I guess it could be the ceilings I've seen in brochures which are actually a sheet of sorts held in place by a frame - or is it just a suspended ceiling.

HTH
Richard Flight
France
Local time: 04:09
stretched ceiling
Explanation:
design. Wall covering: panels, films, textile etc. Suspended and stretched ceilings.
Ceiling tiles and panels. Mirror decorative elements. Stucco mouldings. ...
www.walls-ceilings.ru/2002/eng/ visitors_info/invitation.stm - 32k
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GILOU
France
Local time: 04:09
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Thanks Gilles
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4 +4stretched ceiling
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stretched ceiling


Explanation:
design. Wall covering: panels, films, textile etc. Suspended and stretched ceilings.
Ceiling tiles and panels. Mirror decorative elements. Stucco mouldings. ...
www.walls-ceilings.ru/2002/eng/ visitors_info/invitation.stm - 32k

GILOU
France
Local time: 04:09
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 2482
Grading comment
Thanks Gilles

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  5Q: Yes, I kind of false ceiling installed for decorative or practical (cutting the heating bill) purposes.
9 mins

agree  Florence B: It might cut the heating bill but costs much more than this ...
26 mins

agree  Arthur Borges
52 mins

agree  Margaret Lomas: I think the purpose of it might be to improve the acoustics
1 hr
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