Ceiling Joist

Definition of "Ceiling joist"

Olga MacKenzie
Olga MacKenzie Signature Sotheby's International Realty

A joist to which a ceiling is attached. A ceiling joist usually consists of several small 2 x 4 boards nailed or mortised to the sides or bottom of overhead joists to which the ceiling is attached.

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