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  Definition of ceiling
  1. the overhead upper surface of a room; "he hated painting the ceiling"
  2. (meteorology) altitude of the lowest layer of clouds
  3. maximum altitude at which a plane can fly (under specified conditions)
  4. an upper limit on what is allowed; "they established a cap for prices"
Similar Words: cap

 

Hyponyms: overhead, absolute ceiling, combat ceiling, service ceiling, glass ceiling

 

Part Meronyms: room, hallway, hall

 

Derivational Morphology: cap

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: plafon   Finnish: katto  
French: plafond   German: Decke  
Hindi: छत   Indonesian: langit-langit  
Japanese: 天井   Portuguese: teto  
Russian: потолок   Slovene: strop  
Spanish: techo   Swedish: tak  
Turkish: tavan  
 
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