Definitions of ceiling

  1. an upper limit on what is allowed; "they established a cap for prices" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the overhead upper surface of a room; "he hated painting the ceiling" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. (meteorology) altitude of the lowest layer of clouds Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. maximum altitude at which a plane can fly (under specified conditions) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. of Ceil Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The inside lining of a room overhead; the under side of the floor above; the upper surface opposite to the floor. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. The lining or finishing of any wall or other surface, with plaster, thin boards, etc.; also, the work when done. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. The inner planking of a vessel. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. The inner roof of an apartment, usually made of laths and plaster. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. The inner roof of a room. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. A covering of boards or plaster to a room. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. The over head covering of a room. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. The inner roof of an apartment. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. The roof of a room. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  15. The descriptions of Scripture, ( 1 Kings 6:9 1 Kings 6:15 ; 7:3 ; 2 Chronicles 3:5 2 Chronicles 3:9 ; Jeremiah 22:14 ; Haggai 1:4 ) and of Josephus, show that the ceilings of the temple and the palaces of the Jewish kings were formed of cedar planks applied to the beams or joists crossing from wall to wall. "Oriental houses seem to have been the reverse of ours, the ceiling being of wood, richly ornamented, and the floor of plaster or tiles." [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary biblestudytools.com
  16. the covering ( 1 Kings 7:3 1 Kings 7:7 ) of the inside roof and walls of a house with planks of wood ( 2 Chronicles 3:5 ; Jeremiah 22:14 ). Ceilings were sometimes adorned with various ornaments in stucco, gold, silver, gems, and ivory. The ceilings of the temple and of Solomon's palace are described 1 Kings 6:9 1 Kings 6:15 ; 7:3 ; 2 Chr. 1 Kings 3:5 1 Kings 3:9 . biblestudytools.com
  17. n. The interior part of the roof of a room; especially the lath and plaster work which cover it. Cabinet Dictionary
  18. The inner roof. Complete Dictionary

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