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subceiling

adjective sub·ceil·ing \ ˌsəb-ˈsē-liŋ \
variants: or sub-ceiling

Definition of subceiling

: being or occurring at a level below a ceiling (such as a price ceiling)
  • subceiling prices
  • … is responsible for securing subceiling discounts on outpatient drug purchases …
  • American Pharmacists Association

First Known Use of subceiling

1910

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subceiling

noun
variants: or sub-ceiling

Definition of subceiling

plural subceilings or sub-ceilings
: a ceiling that is below a higher ceiling
  • Parts of the subceiling had water damage.
  • Another option for entertaining is the fully finished two-car garage, which includes a sub-ceiling to hide the door mechanisms and a kitchenette for catering.
  • —Elaine Goodman

First Known Use of subceiling

1875

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