Definition of underfloor in English:



  • (especially of a heating system) situated or operating beneath the floor.

    • ‘This has modern wood flooring and the original underfloor central heating, which is believed to have been the first installed in Ireland.’
    • ‘There's an extra layer of underfloor storage beneath the boot floor, and the rear window can be opened separately from the tailgate.’
    • ‘But more than just a solution for wiring reconfigurations, underfloor systems offer an option for air distribution.’
    • ‘The interior floor has been removed and re-concreted ready for the underfloor heating and top floor.’
    • ‘Some new technologies, like underfloor air distribution systems, create a win-win situation for facility executives.’
    • ‘She said, ‘there is no central heating, only an underfloor system that doesn't work well.’
    • ‘The bathrooms will be fully tiled and fitted with underfloor heating and high pressure showers, while some will have jacuzzi baths.’
    • ‘After the joists are in, you can run any underfloor plumbing you need, as well as any ducts or electrical wiring.’
    • ‘Special features include a centralised vacuum cleaning system, underfloor oil-fired central heating on the ground floor and double glazed windows throughout.’
    • ‘In contrast, underfloor systems are installed as part of a raised floor system.’
    • ‘The lights in the oversize wardrobes come on automatically when you walk in and the underfloor heating lines two floors of the house.’
    • ‘A double hardwood front door opens onto a split-level entrance hall with yellow walls, a pine panelled ceiling and ceramic floor tiling with underfloor heating.’
    • ‘Now, two sets of manufacturers have formed partnerships to promote the use of raised floors for underfloor air distribution.’
    • ‘Quite apart from its aesthetic appeal, strong selling points include the underfloor central heating system that Kevin designed.’
    • ‘A number of builders are now using underfloor heating systems in new developments.’
    • ‘The main bathroom is also on this floor which has underfloor heating.’
    • ‘Fittings in the family bathrooms include marble wall and floor tiling, underfloor heating and double showers.’
    • ‘The space lends itself to contemporary living with its open-plan sitting and dining areas, while underfloor heating grants the stone floor an ambient warmth.’
    • ‘The ground floor is dominated by the open-plan sitting room, with sandstone flags incorporating a zoned, controlled underfloor heating system.’
    • ‘Matched to underfloor heating, tile floors provide the warm, elegant radiator-free interiors of the executive style homes featured in many interiors magazines.’