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ceiling

noun

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1 a real or imaginary point beyond which a person or thing cannot go
  • there's a ceiling on prices

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2 a raised covering over something for decoration or protection
  • we sat around the campfire under a ceiling of stars

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The first known use of ceiling was in 1535

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“Ceiling.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ceiling. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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