AskDefine | Define ceil

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English

Etymology

Origin uncertain; perhaps related to Latin celare ‘hide’.

Pronunciation

Verb

  1. To line or finish a surface, as of a wall, with plaster, stucco, thin boards, or the like.

Noun

  1. a ceiling

Translations

Irish

Etymology

From ceilid < < ; cf. Welsh celu, Latin celo, Old English helan.

Pronunciation

  • lang=ga|[cɛlʲ]

Verb

  1. to hide, conceal

Conjugation

Mutation

Extensive Definition

Ceil is a pale blue color, often associated with surgical scrubs.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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