Definition of "Penthouse"

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Edifice constructed on the to floor of a building usually occupying less than 1/2 the roof area. A penthouse is used for two purposes; one or more luxury apartments directly accessed by a separate elevator or staircase; structure housing elevator, air conditioning and/or other mechanical or electrical systems.

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