What does the word ceiling mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Augustus J.C. Hare