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ceiling

Vox populi A maximum, upper limit. See Glass ceiling, Nondisclosure ceiling.
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Monsieur Stangerson," he said, "tells us that the two bullets have been found in The Yellow Room, one embedded in the wall stained with the impression of a red hand--a man's large hand --and the other in the ceiling.
Because she bravely faced the murderer; because she courageously defended herself--and, above all, because of the bullet in the ceiling.
With all these personal advantages (to which may be added a strong savour of tobacco-smoke, and a prevailing greasiness of appearance) Mr Swiveller leant back in his chair with his eyes fixed on the ceiling, and occasionally pitching his voice to the needful key, obliged the company with a few bars of an intensely dismal air, and then, in the middle of a note, relapsed into his former silence.
The silence was not of long duration, for Mr Swiveller, after favouring us with several melodious assurances that his heart was in the Highlands, and that he wanted but his Arab steed as a preliminary to the achievement of great feats of valour and loyalty, removed his eyes from the ceiling and subsided into prose again.
With the ornaments on the walls and ceilings cleaned and brightened up, and with the heavy old-fashioned beds, chairs, and tables replaced by bright, pretty, and luxurious modern furniture, these two promised to be at once the most attractive and the most comfortable bedchambers in the hotel.
Another good solution is to paper the ceiling with lining paper, or have the ceiling replastered.
IMARC's latest study "Mineral Wool Ceiling Tile Manufacturing Plant Project Report: Industry Trends, Manufacturing Process, Machinery, Raw Materials, Cost and Revenue" provides a techno-commercial roadmap for setting up a mineral wool ceiling tile manufacturing plant.
Vietnam's central bank has lifted its ceiling for lending for some commercial banks.
This ceiling creep, combined with the hard pipe systems still found in many fire protection systems, means that while suspended ceilings may move with time, the sprinklers themselves remain in a fixed position as the ceiling slides slowly away.
Based on their uses, ceiling tiles are widely applied in hotels, offices, transportation terminals, retail stores, hospitals as suspension, building perimeter and drywall grid systems.
In fact, wearing goggles and a shower cap is always a good idea when painting a ceiling because the paint will splatter all over your face and hair.
Mist the area around a cobweb (damp popcorn is less likely to flake) and very gently and carefully try to remove the cobweb with the brush, touching the cobweb only and not the ceiling.