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  • Limit state design — (LSD) refers to a design methodology used in structural engineering. The methodology is in fact a modernization and rationalization of engineering knowledge which was well established prior to the adoption of LSD. Beyond the concept of a limit… …   Wikipedia

  • ceiling — 1. Ceiling has been used by government departments and administrators since the 1930s to mean ‘an upper limit’ (as in a ceiling on prices), and is sometimes contrasted with floor, which is a lower limit. As with target, care needs to be taken not …   Modern English usage

  • ceiling, floor —    Ceiling used figuratively in the sense of an upper limit is a handy word, but like many other handy words, it is apt to be overused. When you do employ it figuratively, you should never forget that its literal meaning is always lurking in the… …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • Ceiling (disambiguation) — Ceiling may refer to one of the following: *Ceiling, the upper surface of a room *Ceiling function in mathematics *Glass ceiling a bar to advancement of a qualified person *Ceiling (aeronautics) the maximum density altitude an aircraft can reach… …   Wikipedia

  • limit — I noun ambit, border, bound, boundary, boundary line, circumscriptio, circumscription, extreme boundary final point, finis, fringe, frontier, furthest point, line of demarcation, outer edge, outer line, outer point, perimeter, rim, terminus,… …   Law dictionary

  • ceiling — I noun acme, altitude, apex, apogee, climax, culmination, extreme, extremity, farthest point, height, highest degree, highest point, limit, maximum, optimum, peak, pinnacle, record, roof, summit, tectum, top, ultimate, utmost, utmost extent,… …   Law dictionary

  • ceiling — [sē′liŋ] n. [< CEIL] 1. the inside top part or covering of a room, opposite the floor 2. any overhanging expanse seen from below 3. an upper limit set on anything, as by official regulation [a ceiling on prices] 4. Aeron. a) a cover …   English World dictionary

  • limit — [n1] greatest extent absolute, bitter end*, border, bottom line*, bound, bourne, breaking point*, brim, brink, cap, ceiling, check, circumscription, conclusion, confinement, confines, curb, cutoff point*, deadline, destination, edge, end, end… …   New thesaurus

  • ceiling — ► NOUN 1) the upper inside surface of a room. 2) an upper limit set on prices, wages, or expenditure. 3) the maximum altitude an aircraft can reach. ORIGIN from obsolete ceil line or plaster the roof of (a building) , perhaps from Latin celare… …   English terms dictionary

  • limit — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Boundary Nouns limit, boundary, bounds, confines; curbstone, term, edge; compass; bourne, verge, pale; termination, terminus, end, terminal, extremity; stint; frontier, precinct, border, marches,… …   English dictionary for students

  • ceiling — n. upper limit 1) to place, set a ceiling (on prices) 2) to lower; raise a ceiling 3) to abolish, lift a ceiling (on prices) 4) a high; low ceiling 5) a price; rent ceiling top of a room 6) a high; low ceiling misc. 7) (slang) to hit the ceiling… …   Combinatory dictionary


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