ceiling - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun [countable] 

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/ˈsiːlɪŋ/
singularceiling
pluralceilings
  1. 1
    the surface that is above you in a room
  2. 2
    an upper limit set on the number or amount of something

    They imposed a ceiling on agricultural imports.

    A ceiling of £100 was put on all donations.

  3. 4
    the distance from the surface of the Earth to the lowest clouds