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ceiling

noun acme, altitude, apex, apogee, climax, extreme, extremity, farthest point, height, highest degree, highest point, limit, maximum, optimum, peak, pinnacle, record, roof, summit, tectum, top, ultimate, utmost, uttost extent, utmost height, uttermost, vertex, zenith
Associated concepts: maximum income ceiling, maximum rent ceiling
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For each continuous group, four statistics (geometric mean, estimated 90th percentile, upper limit of geometric mean, and upper limit of estimated 90th percentile) are calculated using the following equations.
We exogenously assume that the private insurance is a contract with an upper limit and reexamine whether the policy limit alone (without price regulation) makes tax deduction for net losses socially optimal.
The upper limit on imports of silk fabrics will rise to 7.
Examples II and III show how thresholds and upper limits can be designed in bonus plans so that reasonable bonus payments result.
In this article I provide a proof of Mossin's theorem for the restricted class of insurance policies with an upper limit on coverage.
Since this separate law has no punitive clauses, the ''gray zone'' gap, or the range between the upper limits of the two laws, remains.
The rationale for upper limits on coverage might also stem from the existence of regulatory constraints (Raviv, 1979), the policyholder's option of bankruptcy (Huberman, Mayers, and Smith, 1983), or the manipulation of audit cost with an infinitely risk-averse auditor (Picard, 2000).
This lack of data is forcing the panels to make "informed guesses" on upper limits, King says.
The succeeding section shows that contracts of insurance that have upper limits on coverage are natural in the context although technically difficult to handle.
The average ratio of height to weight is remarkably consistent in living human groups, and Neanderthals also fell within the upper limits of the modern human range, according to Aiello.
This molded connector - the newest from 3M - resists warping and expansion even when pushed to the upper limits of its wire ranges.