ceiling

Part of speech: noun

The over head covering of a room.

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Usage examples "ceiling":

  1. Calmar Bye blew a cloud of smoke far toward the ceiling, and the smile, a shade grim, was reflected. - "A Breath of Prairie and other stories", Will Lillibridge.
  2. He arose, looking so tall that it seemed to Erika he must strike his head against the low ceiling of the room. - "Countess Erika's Apprenticeship", Ossip Schubin.
  3. The old Roman practice was for the magistrate to sit under the open sky, which probably suggested this kind of ceiling. - "Walks in Rome", Augustus J.C. Hare.