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topping off

A ceremony to celebrate the completion of a building.It is a custom to attach a tree branch to the highest point on the roof at that time. All decision makers and management-level people involved in the project, including lenders, professionals, ownership, important prelease tenants, and construction and development personnel are usually invited to the ceremony, and each are given a complimentary hard hat customized with the name of the building and the date of the ceremony.

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The songs, ten of which were composed by Curtis, are acoustically based and rich in melody, with Curtis's appealing baritone topping off some tasteful instrumental arrangements.
After topping off with fuel, we headed back to Warren Grove to begin the extraction of the GCE.