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ceilings

noun
plural of ceiling

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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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“Ceilings.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ceilings. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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