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attics, plural;
  1. A space or room just below the roof of a building

  1. loft: floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage
  2. of or relating to Attica or its inhabitants or to the dialect spoken in Athens in classical times; "Attic Greek"
  3. the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia
  4. informal terms for a human head
  5. (architecture) a low wall at the top of the entablature; hides the roof
  6. An attic is a space found directly below the pitched roof of a house or other building (also called '', loft or sky parlor''). ...
  7. In classical architecture, the term attic refers to a story or low wall above the cornice of a classical façade. This usage originated in the 17th century from the use of Attica style pilasters as adornments on the top story's façade. ...
  8. The Attic is a 2008 horror film directed by Mary Lambert, starring Elizabeth Moss, Jason Lewis, Tom Malloy, and Catherine Mary Stewart. It is set in an old house with an attic full of fear, mystery, and a haunting twin sister.
  9. The Attic is a Swedish house band duo whose members are Eric Amarillo (Erik Sundborg) and Michael Feiner that started under the name of Stereopol with the track 'Dancin' Tonight' in 2003. The two mostly perform house music songs of other artists, but they have also written their own songs. ...
  10. "The Attic" is the 10th episode of the second season of the American science fiction television series Dollhouse and the show's 23rd episode overall. The episode was written by Maurissa Tancharoen and Jed Whedon and directed by John Cassaday. ...
  11. Attis (Ἄττις or Ἄττης) was the consort of Cybele in Phrygian and Greek mythology. His priests were eunuchs, as explained by origin myths pertaining to Attis and castration. The 19th-century identification with the name Atys encountered in Herodotus (i. ...
  12. The space, often unfinished and with sloped walls, directly below the roof in the uppermost part of a house or other building, generally used for storage or habitation
  13. (Attics) Check for holes, air leaks, or bypasses from the house and make sure there is enough insulation to keep house heat from escaping. Among other things, air leaks and inadequate insulation results in ice damming. ...
  14. (attics) All of the townhomes and upstairs flats will have semi-conditioned attics with subfloor. This is intended for storage, not living space.
  15. (ATSIS) short name for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Services.
  16. (Attis) In classical mythology, Attis was a Phrygian god whose death and resurrection symbolized the end of winter and the arrival of spring. He was loved by the goddess Cybele, who drove him mad as a punishment for his infidelity, he castrated himself and bled to death.
  17. The usually unfinished space above a ceiling and below a roof.
  18. The open area above the ceiling and under the roof deck of a steep-sloped roof.
  19. the upper part of a triumphal arch
  20. A location where discontinued, abandoned, and retired codebases and projects are stored. The Attic preserves the information for posterity, reference, and potential future re-activation, while keeping it clearly distinct from active work.
  21. any story or floor of a building situated wholly or partly within the roof, and so designed, arranged, or built to be used for business, storage, or habitation.
  22. storage room at the very top of the house
  23. A story built above the cornice of a building.
  24. Top of the house/flat, usually used for storage, however larger attics can be converted into living space.
  25. a small space on top of a house that's contained within the roof line.