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Noun: ceiling  see-ling
  1. The overhead upper surface of a covered space
    "he hated painting the ceiling"
     
  2. (meteorology) altitude of the lowest layer of clouds
     
  3. An upper limit on what is allowed
    "he put a ceiling on the number of women who worked for him";
    - roof, cap
     
  4. Maximum altitude at which a plane can fly (under specified conditions)

Sounds like: sealing, seeling

Derived forms: ceilings

Type of: altitude, control, height, upper surface

Part of: hall, hallway, room

Encyclopedia: Ceiling