Definitions and translations for "ceiling"

Definition of ceiling

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Noun
1. An upper limit on what is allowed.
He put a ceiling on the number of women who worked for him.
There was a roof on salaries.
They established a cap for prices.
2. (meteorology) altitude of the lowest layer of clouds.
3. Maximum altitude at which a plane can fly (under specified conditions).
4. The overhead upper surface of a covered space.
He hated painting the ceiling.
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English - English - ceiling

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n. overhead wall enclosing a room

English - Spanish - ceiling

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s. techo, amurada, cielo, cielo raso

English - French - ceiling

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n. plafond (d'une pièce); plafond (politique)

English - German - ceiling

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n. Decke; Obergrenze

English - Indonesian - ceiling

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n. langit-langit, lelangit, loteng, batas tertinggi, plafon, gaji tertinggi, harga maksimum, harga plafon

English - Italian - ceiling

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s. soffitto; (Mar) fasciame interno; tetto, limite massimo; (Aer) altitudine massima, quota di tangenza; quota massima; (Meteor) livello delle nubi; (Arch) volta

English - Polish - ceiling

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n. stropowanie, sufit, strop, pułap, powała, plafon, podbicie

English - Portuguese - ceiling

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s. teto

English - Romanian - ceiling

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n. tavan, plafon, limită, nivel maxim

English - Russian - ceiling

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с. потолок, перекрытие; максимальный выпуск продукции, максимальная цена; предельная высота; обшивка, доска для обшивки

English - Turkish - ceiling

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i. tavan, iç kaplama (gemi), yükseklik sınırı

English - Ukrainian - ceiling

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n. стеля, максимум, межа, ціна: максимальна ціна, практичний: практична стеля, висота хмар, підшивка стелі

English - Dutch - ceiling

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zn. plafond

English - Greek - ceiling

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ουσ. οροφή, ταβάνι, όριο, ανώτατο ύψος

English - Arabic - ceiling

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‏سقف، الحد الأعلى، حد أعلى، أقصى الإرتفاع‏

English - Chinese - ceiling

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(名) 天花板; 最高限度

English - Chinese - ceiling

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(名) 天花板; 最高限度

English - Hindi - ceiling

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n. छत, भीतरी छत, छाद, ऊपरी सीमा

English - Japanese - ceiling

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(名) 天井; 最高限度; 上昇限度

English - Korean - ceiling

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명. 천장

English - Vietnamese - ceiling

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n. sự lót ván, tối cao độ của phi cơ
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Synonyms for ceiling
covering: hatch, cover, case, umbrella, roofing, attic, integument