- IPA(key): /ˈsiːlɪŋ/
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- Rhymes: -iːlɪŋ
- Homophone: sealing
- Hyphenation: ceil‧ing
ceiling (plural ceilings)
- The overhead closure of a room.
the dining room had an ornate ceiling
- The upper limit of an object or action.
- (aviation) The highest altitude at which an aircraft can safely maintain flight.
- (meteorology) The measurement of visible distance from ground or sea level to an overcast cloud cover; under a clear sky, the ceiling measurement is identified as "unlimited."
- Even though it was cloudy, there was still enough ceiling for the Blue Angels to perform a great show.
- (mathematics) The smallest integer greater than or equal to a given number.
the ceiling of 4.5 is 5, the ceiling of -4.5 is -4
- (nautical) The inner planking of a vessel.
Terms derived from ceiling
upper limit of room