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ceiling

ceil·ing

ceiling

 
 
pronunciation:
si lIng
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the top inside surface of a room.
 
definition 2: something that looks like or acts like such a surface.
The airplane was hidden from view by a ceiling of clouds.
definition 3: an upper limit.
Max's father put a ceiling on how much money he could spend for the bicycle.
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The words ceiling and sealing, a form of the verb "to seal," sound alike but have different meanings.
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