ceiling ceiling  /ˈsi lɪŋ/

Definition(s):

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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. If set too low, a strict ceiling on military spending could disastrously weaken the nation's defenses.
  2. The pressure on the price ceilings was nearing the bursting point.
  3. There will soon be an OPA ceiling on new passenger car prices.

News

  1. Ceilume Launches FDA-Compliant Culinary Ceiling Tiles

    Ceilume, manufacturers of vinyl ceiling tiles, today announced the launch of its Restaurant and Culinary Ceiling Tile collection featuring waterproof, washable, and decorative tiles that are FDA compliant. (PRWeb June 26, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Ceilume/Culinary/prweb10870696.htm
    on June 26, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Ceiling collapse highlights D97 headquarters maintenance issues

    OAK PARK — District 97 officials’ decision whether to move to a new administration building or set aside money for maintenance of the current site, 970 W. Madison St., may have become more urgent Tuesday as part of a ceiling collapsed.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Oak Park Leaves

  3. Ceiling Caves In On Homeowner

    Jean Matza found herself in a vulnerable place when the storm hit. "I'm feeling all of this coming down on my head and I'm going holy cow," said Matza. A tree fell on top of her roof causing the ceiling to come down with it, too.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: WOWT Omaha

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Quotes

  1. Sarah Palin once said on the 2008 campaign trail, "Hillary left eighteen million cracks in the highest, hardest glass ceiling, but it turns out the women of America aren't finished yet and we can shatter that glass ceiling once and for all."
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: John McCain Source: Purdue Exponent

  2. "Although we weren't able to shatter that highest, hardest glass ceiling this time, thanks to you, it's got about 18 million cracks in it," Clinton said -- a reference to the millions of voters who supported her in the primaries.
    on Jun 7, 2004 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Newsday

  3. "Hillary left 18 million cracks in the highest, hardest glass ceiling in America, but it turns out the women of America aren't finished yet, and we can shatter that glass ceiling once and for all," Ms. Palin said to huge applause.
    on Aug 29, 2008 By: Sarah Palin Source: New York Times

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