- Homophone Note, Word Explorer
|part of speech:
||the top interior surface of a room.
We hung paper lanterns from the ceiling for the party.She put a poster on the ceiling so she could look up at it while lying in bed.
||something that resembles or functions like such a surface.
The airplane was hidden from view by a ceiling of clouds.
||the uppermost limit.
He wants to see a ceiling imposed on government spending.
- similar words:
||control, height, limit
The words ceiling
, a form of the verb "to seal," sound alike but have different meanings.