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ceiling

Vox populi A maximum, upper limit. See Glass ceiling, Nondisclosure ceiling.
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It was indicated in Table 2 that under the same conditions, if the upper limit stress of fatigue test was larger, the fatigue life of specimens was shorter; conversely, if the upper limit stress was smaller, the fatigue life of specimens was longer.
Lee JK from Korea, in 2009, worked out healthy upper limits for serum ALT in Asian populations with normal liver histology14.
Calculate the upper limit of estimated 90th percentile at [alpha] significance level by
While scrapping the 1,000 yen upper limit for national holidays, implemented in March 2009, the government will maintain the 50 percent discount on expressway tolls on national holidays and weekday reductions for the time being.
In Goa, the upper limit for expenditure in parliamentary constituency is Rs 22 lakh and Rs 8 lakh for assembly constituency.
Total motor gasoline inventories increased by 1.1 million barrels last week, and are above the upper limit of the average range.
The MOEA believed that tax incentive for R&D should be set at the upper limit in the first year after the implementation of the Statute for Industrial Innovation from this year, in order to encourage R&D investment by enterprises and develop Taiwan into a R&D center.
He said the upper limit for 50% general relief will increase from a rateable value of pounds 2,000 to pounds 2,400, the upper limit for 25% general relief will rise from a rateable value of pounds 6,500 to pounds 7,800 AM and the upper limit for 25% retail relief goes from a rateable value of pounds 9,000 to pounds 11,000.
Export-Import Bank has increased the upper limit of its small business multi-buyer export credit insurance policy, which it says will allow more small businesses to export their goods and services more easily.
Rents for 2-bedroom villas in Arabian Ranches fell between Dh10,000 (upper limit) and Dh 20,000 (lower limit) in June, while rents for larger units increased.
Estonia's upper limit of parental benefit could be slashed by up to 50 percent under proposed government cuts.