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ceiling

Vox populi A maximum, upper limit. See Glass ceiling, Nondisclosure ceiling.
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Other countries, while not having gone that far yet, have acknowledged the need for definitive upper limits by devising recommendations.
Estimation of the healthy upper limits for serum alanine aminotransferase in Asian populations with normal liver histology.
Theropods, which include the famous Tyrannosaurus rex, on the other hand, did show what appears to be an upper limit on body size.
The occurrence of data points in the false-negative zone, where the estimated 90th percentile values are between 26 and 43 MPN/100 mL, although not in violation of the existing NSSP rules, can potentially expose the public to risks caused by consumption of biologically contaminated shellfish, because the upper limits of the 90th percentile values are above the NSSP limit of 43 MPN/100 mL.
The motion goes on to warn that CMS has not only used flawed AMPs to establish Federal Upper Limits on reimbursement for generic drugs, but will publish flawed AMPs for all drugs--both branded and generic--on the public web site, causing further harm both to retail pharmacy and to the public.
However, in reality, the private market contains many other commonly used forms of insurance contract, such as a policy with an upper limit.
Table 33-4 shows the upper limits of the acceptable range for the various nutrients.
The agency has greater authority to regulate food additives, including the authority to set upper limits or require special labeling for a given additive.
Once the list has been dealt with, the EU will explore the upper limits of vitamin dosage permissible and, later still, it is expected herbal supplements will come under scrutiny," relates the Times.
For all pediatric age groups, the upper limits for RCF and vWF antigen were considerably lower than that for adults; however, the upper limits for factor VIII were higher than for adults.
Adopting the procedure recommended by the Particle Data Group [8] to deduce upper limits for Poisson processes when only a small number of events has been observed, this may be expressed in terms of the triple coincidence rate [N.
Top financial officials on Thursday asked the Bank of Japan (BOJ) to impose temporary upper limits on interest rates on ordinary deposits at commercial banks from April to prevent banks from offering higher rates to attract deposits after the April 1 expiration of the full government guarantee on time deposits, government officials said.