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ceiling

Vox populi A maximum, upper limit. See Glass ceiling, Nondisclosure ceiling.
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The placid look at the white ceiling came back, and passed away, and his head dropped quietly on his breast.
Sometimes they would fix upon my nose, or forehead, where they stung me to the quick, smelling very offensively; and I could easily trace that viscous matter, which, our naturalists tell us, enables those creatures to walk with their feet upwards upon a ceiling. I had much ado to defend myself against these detestable animals, and could not forbear starting when they came on my face.
Accordingly I searched for a hiding place and finally found one by accident, inside a huge hanging ornament which swung from the ceiling of the hall, and about ten feet from the floor.
There are the cobwebs on the ceiling, a bloated spider crawling in one: a worse monster is gloating over me: those dull eyes of his, and my own pistol-barrel, cover me in the lamp-light.
So I left the poor child on her knees in that vile cellar, white face and straining hands uplifted to the foul ceiling, sweet lips quivering with prayer, eyelids reverently lowered, and the swift tears flowing from beneath them, all in the yellow light of the lantern that stood burning by her side.
The interior of the den was no less dilapitated than she; there were chalk walls, blackened beams in the ceiling, a dismantled chimney-piece, spiders' webs in all the corners, in the middle a staggering herd of tables and lame stools, a dirty child among the ashes, and at the back a staircase, or rather, a wooden ladder, which ended in a trap door in the ceiling.
Indignant as he was at this impertinence, there was something so exquisitely absurd in such a cartel of defiance, that Nicholas was obliged to bite his lip and read the note over two or three times before he could muster sufficient gravity and sternness to address the hostile messenger, who had not taken his eyes from the ceiling, nor altered the expression of his face in the slightest degree.
'Yes,' rejoined Mr Folair, looking round for an instant, and immediately carrying his eyes back again to the ceiling.
Decorative PVC panels have gained immense traction over the recent past, as one of the most beneficial and affordable materials for installing on ceilings. Greater reliability, termite resistance, and longer lifespan are key attributes of PVC ceiling panels that have propelled their demand in the construction sector.
2) ceiling plaster - lime cement plaster on reinforced concrete, 100 m 2 , - lime cement plaster on ceiling ceilings, 165 m 2 , - lime cement plaster on vaulted ceilings, 590 m 2 , - gypsum plaster on steel ceilings, 560 m 2 , - lime plaster on beamed ceilings, 1 060 m 2 , - lime plaster on coffered ceilings, 620 m 2 .
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