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At some point, the skyrocketing subscriber business could hit a ceiling or investors could demand better margin growth.
‘UNSTOPPABLE INNOVATOR’: THE METEORIC RISE OF MEREDITH KOPIT LEVIEN, THE NEXT NEW YORK TIMES CEOSTEVEN PERLBERGAUGUST 19, 2020DIGIDAY
Especially interesting are prints found on the cave’s ceiling.
THE CHALLENGE OF DINOSAUR HUNTING IN DEEP CAVESJOHN PICKRELLMAY 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Now intriguingly enough, the animation showcases a rather curious opening along the ceiling, which was actually called the compluvium.
THE ROMAN DOMUS (HOUSE): ARCHITECTURE AND RECONSTRUCTIONDATTATREYA MANDALAPRIL 8, 2020REALM OF HISTORY
For one, developers had less incentive to build new housing if there was a ceiling placed on what they could charge.
WHY RENT CONTROL DOESN’T WORK (EP. 373 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 12, 2020FREAKONOMICS
T-Mobile, for instance, had a program called Binge On that let customers stream Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu without that counting toward their data-usage ceiling.
CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? (EP. 406)STEPHEN J. DUBNERFEBRUARY 20, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Both of the orator's hands swung upward and outward, and he looked intently at the ceiling.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
From above, through the ceiling, came the vibration of some machine at work, and the machine might have been the loom of time.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Poor wretches—they were afraid to refuse, yet their gorge rose at the deed, and they fired at the ceiling!
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
A man had come to stand beside it, his body screening the light of one of the lamps that hung from a rafter of the ceiling.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Even Henrietta stopped eating, looked upward at the dusty ceiling, and listened for a repetition of the sound.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CEILING

  • acme
  • apex
  • apogee
  • cap
  • capital
  • ceiling
  • climax
  • cork
  • cover
  • crest
  • crown
  • culmination
  • cusp
  • face
  • fastigium
  • finial
  • head
  • height
  • high point
  • lid
  • limit
  • maximum
  • meridian
  • peak
  • pinnacle
  • point
  • roof
  • spire
  • stopper
  • summit
  • superficies
  • surface
  • tip
  • utmost
  • vertex
  • zenith
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