ceiling vs floor

ceiling

Definitions

noun

  1. (meteorology) altitude of the lowest layer of clouds
  2. an upper limit on what is allowed
  3. maximum altitude at which a plane can fly (under specified conditions)
  4. the overhead upper surface of a covered space

Examples

The old ceiling and bar brought back many memories of happy carefree days of yore to those present.

The features in this home are just too many to mention such as coffered ceilings, multi-light windows, heavy door and window casings, and other elements that give this home great charm.

The ceiling he had just plastered fell in and knocked him off his ladder.

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floor

Definitions

noun

  1. a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale
  2. the bottom surface of any lake or other body of water
  3. the occupants of a floor
  4. the ground on which people and animals move about
  5. the legislative hall where members debate and vote and conduct other business
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verb

  1. knock down with force
  2. surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off

Examples

Begin by tightening your buttocks and lifting your hips off the floor.

The main superstructure frame is formed from reinforced concrete with post-tensioned, ribbed slab floors.

The material you choose for surfaces including counters, backsplashes and floors can also account for variations in price.

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