ceiling

  1. the overhead upper surface of a room
  2. (meteorology) altitude of the lowest layer of clouds
  3. an upper limit on what is allowed
  4. maximum altitude at which a plane can fly (under specified conditions)

Ceiling

A ceiling ŋ is an overhead interior surface that covers the upper limit of a room. It is not generally considered a structural element, but a finished surface concealing the underside of the floor or roof structure above. Ceilings are classified according to their appearance or construction. A cathedral ceiling is any tall ceiling area similar to...
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CEILING

(1) The heights above the earth's surface of the lowest layer of clouds or obscuring phenomena that is reported as "broken," "overcast," or "obscuration," and not classified as "thin" or "partial". (2) The maximum height above sea level in STANDARD AIR attainable by an aircraft under given conditions
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Ceiling

(1) The heights above the earth's surface of the lowest layer of clouds or obscuring phenomena that
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ceiling

[n] - an upper limit on what is allowed 2. [n] - maximum altitude at which a plane can fly (under specified conditions) 3. [n] - (meteorology) altitude of the lowest layer of clouds 4. [n] - the overhead upper surface of a room
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Ceiling

• (v. t.) The inner planking of a vessel. • (v. t.) The lining or finishing of any wall or other surface, with plaster, thin boards, etc.; also, the work when done. • (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ceil • (v. t.) The inside lining of a room overhead; the under side of the floor above; the upper surface opposite to the floor.Ceiling: words...
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ceiling

cap noun an upper limit on what is allowed; `they established a cap for prices`
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Ceiling

[aeronautics] With respect to aircraft performance, a ceiling is the maximum density altitude an aircraft can reach under a set of conditions, as determined by its flight envelope. ==Service ceiling== The service ceiling is the maximum usable altitude of an aircraft. Specifically, it is the density altitude at which flying in a clean config...
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Ceiling

[cloud] In aviation, ceiling is a measurement of the cloud base height relative to the ground. Ceiling is reported as part of the METAR (METeorological Aviation Report) used for flight planning by pilots worldwide. A ceiling listed as `unlimited` means either that the sky is mostly free of cloud cover, or that the cloud is high enough not t...
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Ceiling

Ceil'ing noun [ See Cell , transitive verb ] 1. (Architecture) (a) The inside lining of a room overhead; the under side of the floor above; the upper surface opposite to the floor. (b) The lining or finishing of any wall or other surface, wi...
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Ceiling

A ceiling is an overhead interior surface that covers the upper limit of a room. It is generally not a structural element, but a finished surface concealing the underside of the floor or roof structure above.
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Ceiling

A centralized clearing system for Eurobonds.
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Ceiling

A recognised high point in market prices. This may be a point the market does not expect the price to exceed, the highest price achieved before the market declines or a level set by a customer as a maximum price to be paid.
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Ceiling

Height above ground or water level of the base of the lowest layer of cloud, below 20,000 feet, covering more than half of the sky. Service ceiling also means an aircraft
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Ceiling

If there is an upper limit, or cap, on the interest rate you can be charged on an adjustable-rate lo
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Ceiling

In architecture a ceiling is the inside lining of a room over-head. In the 16th century a 'seeling' was either a horizontal or a vertical partition between rooms, but since the mid-17th century the term has been applied to concealing the timbers of the room above or roof from the room. Ceilings are now usually formed of plaster, but formerly, befor...
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Ceiling

Internal hull and bulwark planking.
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Ceiling

Limits the funding increase a council can receive from the government every year. In 2002-3, it was set at 7% for councils that deliver education and social services, and at 10% for those that do not. The money saved through this mechanism helps pay for the funding floor.
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Ceiling

Maximum concentration for short period (usually between 5 and 30 minutes, each gas is different) usually four such exposures are allowed per day and average exposures must still be within TWA.
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Ceiling

Maximum concentration for short period (usually between 5 and 30 minutes, each gas is different) usually four such exposures are allowed per day and average exposures must still be within TWA.
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Ceiling

See price ceiling.
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Ceiling

The downward facing structural element that is directly opposite the floor.
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Ceiling

The exposure limit for a substance that should (or in the case of OSHA PEL's "shall") not be exceeded. If instantaneous monitoring is not feasible, then a 15-minute time weighted average is used.
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Ceiling

The height above the earth's surface of the lowest layer of clouds or obscuring phenomena that is reported as broken, overcast or obscuration, and not classified as thin or partial.
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Ceiling

The height above the ground of the base of the lowest layer of clouds, when at least clouds cover 60 percent of the sky.
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