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ceiling

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CIDE DICTIONARY

ceilingn. [See Cell, v. t.].
  •  The inside lining of a room overhead; the under side of the floor above; the upper surface opposite to the floor.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The inner planking of a vessel.  [1913 Webster]
Camp ceiling. See under Camp. -- Ceiling boards, Thin narrow boards used to ceil with.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ceiling, n.
1 a the upper interior surface of a room or other similar compartment. b the material forming this.
2 an upper limit on prices, wages, performance, etc.
3 Aeron. the maximum altitude a given aircraft can reach.
4 Naut. the inside planking of a ship's bottom and sides.

Etymology
ME celynge, siling, perh. ult. f. L caelum heaven or celare hide

THESAURUS

ceiling

CAT, acme, aerospace, aerosphere, air hole, air pocket, airspace, all, altitude, altitude peak, apogee, atmospheric visibility, automatic control, blast-off, border line, bottom price, bound, boundary, boundary condition, boundary line, bourn, break boundary, breakoff point, bump, burn, burnout, business index, ceiling price, ceiling unlimited, circumscription, clarity, clearness, climax, compass, confine, conspicuity, conspicuousness, consumer price index, cost-of-living index, crosswind, crown, crystal-clearness, cutoff, cutoff point, deadline, definiteness, definition, delimitation, demand curve, descent, determinant, distinctness, division line, eaves, elevation, eminence, empty space, end, end of burning, evidence, evidentness, exaltation, extreme, extremity, favorable wind, finish, flight, floor, floor price, fog, front, frontier, hauteur, head wind, hedge, height, heighth, high visibility, high-pressure area, high-water mark, highest degree, highness, hole, housetop, ignition, impact, inflation, inflationary spiral, interface, ionosphere, jetstream, lantern, launch, lift-off, limen, limit, limitation, limiting factor, line, line of demarcation, loftiness, low visibility, low-pressure area, low-water mark, lower limit, manifestness, march, mark, maximum, mete, ne plus ultra, nth degree, obviousness, overcast, overhead, patentness, peak, penthouse, percipi, perpendicular distance, pinnacle, plafond, plainness, pocket, price ceiling, price index, price level, prominence, ridgepole, rising prices, rocket launching, roof, roof garden, roof-deck, roofage, roofing, roofpole, rooftop, rooftree, roughness, seeing, shingles, shoot, shot, skylight, slates, soup, space, start, starting line, starting point, stature, stratosphere, sublimity, substratosphere, summit, tail wind, tallness, target date, term, terminal date, terminus, the whole, threshold, tiles, time allotment, top, top price, toploftiness, trajectory, tropopause, troposphere, trough, turbulence, upper limit, utmost, utmost extent, uttermost, velocity peak, visibility, visibility unlimited, visibility zero

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ceiling

Height

N height, altitude, elevation, eminence, pitch, loftiness, sublimity, tallness, stature, procerity, prominence, colossus, giant, grenadier, giraffe, camelopard, mount, mountain, hill alto, butte, monticle, fell, knap, cape, headland, foreland, promontory, ridge, hog's back, dune, rising ground, vantage ground, down, moor, moorland, Alp, uplands, highlands, heights, knob, loma, pena, picacho, tump, knoll, hummock, hillock, barrow, mound, mole, steeps, bluff, cliff, craig, tor, peak, pike, clough, escarpment, edge, ledge, brae, dizzy height, tower, pillar, column, obelisk, monument, steeple, spire, minaret, campanile, turret, dome, cupola, skyscraper, pole, pikestaff, maypole, flagstaff, top mast, topgallant mast, ceiling, high water, high tide, flood tide, spring tide, altimetry, batophobia, satellite, spy-in-the-sky, high, elevated, eminent, exalted, lofty, tall, gigantic, Patagonian, towering, beetling, soaring, hanging (gardens), elevated, upper, highest, high reaching, insessorial, perching, upland, moorland, hilly, knobby, mountainous, alpine, subalpine, heaven kissing, cloudtopt, cloudcapt, cloudtouching, aerial, overhanging, incumbent, overlying, superincumbent, supernatant, superimposed, prominent, tall as a maypole, tall as a poplar, tall as a steeple, lanky, on high, high up, aloft, up, above, aloof, overhead, airwind, upstairs, abovestairs, in the clouds, on tiptoe, on stilts, on the shoulders of, over head and ears, breast high, over, upwards, from top to bottom, e meglio cader dalle finistre che dal tetto.

Summit

N summit, summity, top, peak, vertex, apex, zenith, pinnacle, acme, culmination, meridian, utmost height, ne plus utra, height, pitch, maximum, climax, culminating point, crowning point, turning point, turn of the tide, fountain head, water shed, water parting, sky, pole, tip, tip top, crest, crow's nest, cap, truck, nib, end, crown, brow, head, nob, noddle, pate, capsheaf, high places, heights, topgallant mast, sky scraper, quarter deck, hurricane deck, architrave, frieze, cornice, coping stone, zoophorus, capital, epistyle, sconce, pediment, entablature, tympanum, ceiling, attic, loft, garret, house top, upper story, summit conference, summit, peak of achievement, peak of performance, peaks and troughs, peaks and valleys (in graphs), highest &c (high), top, top most, upper most, tiptop, culminating, meridian, meridional, capital, head, polar, supreme, supernal, topgallant, atop, at the top of the tree, en flute, fleur deau.

Covering

N covering, cover, baldachin, baldachino, baldaquin, canopy, tilt, awning, tent, marquee, tente d'abri, umbrella, parasol, sunshade, veil (shade), shield, roof, ceiling, thatch, tile, pantile, pentile, tiling, slates, slating, leads, barrack, plafond, planchment, tiling, shed, top, lid, covercle, door, operculum, bulkhead, bandage, plaster, lint, wrapping, dossil, finger stall, coverlet, counterpane, sheet, quilt, tarpaulin, blanket, rug, drugget, housing, antimacassar, eiderdown, numdah, pillowcase, pillowslip, linoleum, saddle cloth, blanket cloth, tidy, tilpah, apishamore, integument, tegument, skin, pellicle, fleece, fell, fur, leather, shagreen, hide, pelt, peltry, cordwain, derm, robe, buffalo robe, cuticle, scarfskin, epidermis, clothing, mask, peel, crust, bark, rind, cortex, husk, shell, coat, eggshell, glume, capsule, sheath, sheathing, pod, cod, casing, case, theca, elytron, elytrum, involucrum, wrapping, wrapper, envelope, vesicle, corn husk, corn shuck, dermatology, conchology, testaceology, inunction, incrustation, superimposition, superposition, obduction, scale, veneer, facing, overlay, plate, silver plate, gold plate, copper plate, engobe, ormolu, Sheffield plate, pavement, coating, paint, varnish, plating, barrel plating, anointing, enamel, epitaxial deposition, vapor deposition, ground, whitewash, plaster, spackel, stucco, compo, cerement, ointment, covering, superimposed, overlaid, plated, cutaneous, dermal, cortical, cuticular, tegumentary, skinny, scaly, squamous, covered, imbricated, loricated, armor plated, ironclad, under cover, cowled, cucullate, dermatoid, encuirassed, hooded, squamiferous, tectiform, vaginate.


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