Definitions for "ceiling"
The maximum interest rate permitted by state law for a given loan. A ceiling is a common feature of floating rate notes.
The height above the earth's surface of the lowest layer that is reported as broken or overcast; or the vertical visibility into an indefinite ceiling.
The highest price, interest rate, or other numerical factor allowable in a financial transaction.
The maximum allowable human exposure limit for an airborne substance; not to be exceeded even momentarily. Also see "TLV".
An exposure limit, measured over the shortest time period feasible, that must not be exceeded during any part of the employee's workday.
The concentration that should not be exceeded during any part of the working exposure
The inner planking of a vessel.
Planking covering the frames on the inner side of the hull. Larger timbers in the same position intended for strengthening are termed walings or thickstuff.
(SEALING). The inside planking forming the floor of a barge's hold; at the sides the lining is carried up to just beneath the inwale.
Keywords:  overhead, upper, floor, juts, toolbox
The inside lining of a room overhead; the under side of the floor above; the upper surface opposite to the floor.
an section of the climb that juts abruptly outward and looms overhead; also called roof or overhang
1. an actual or assumed upper limit. 2. the highest possible score on a test. See also ceiling effect.
The maximum market amount at which inventory can be carried on the books; equal to net realizable value.
A term used in the lower of cost or market (LCM) that serves as a constraint for the market value. In the LCM for inventory, the ceiling is the net realizable value (NRV). This means that if the replacement cost of an inventory item is greater than the NRV, the NRV becomes the market amount that will be compared with the item's cost for valuing inventory under LCM. To learn more, see Explanation of Lower of Cost or Market. To Top
see roof
The ceiling requirements apply to portions of the roof and/or ceiling through which heat flows. Ceiling components include the interior surface of flat ceilings below attics, the interior surface of cathedral or vaulted ceilings, skylights, and sloped building assemblies less than 60 degrees from horizontal, but excluding skylight shafts.
Under the Advisory Guidelines, to determine spousal support, the income level for the payor spouse above which the income-sharing formula no longer applies and any additional level of support is determined on a discretionary basis.
Keywords:  taker, test, sub, fails, difficult
Ceiling is the level or point at which a test taker fails a test or sub-test.
In test administration, the point at which it can be assumed that the student would receive no credit for all more difficult test items.
Keywords:  plaster, thin, finishing, boards, wall
The lining or finishing of any wall or other surface, with plaster, thin boards, etc.; also, the work when done.
The total of all budgeted expenses as contained in the annual budget and approved by the Board.