ceiling · noun C /ˈsiː.lɪŋ/Full view
ceiling (ROOM)
A2 the surface of a room which you can see when you look above you
Dictionary example:

Look at all those lights hanging from the ceiling.

Learner example:

I am going to use lilac for the walls and violet for the ceiling. (Key English Test; A2; Portuguese)

ceiling (AMOUNT)
C2 a limit on the amount that can be paid for something
Dictionary example:

They have set a ceiling on pay raises.

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