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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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In January 1991, however, physicians will be limited not merely with respect to annual charge increases, but also will be subject to an absolute ceiling on the amounts that they can charge Medicare beneficiaries.
The chart here details these changes, as well as how they converge to become equal at the airplane's absolute ceiling.
The Racehorse Owners' Association is adamant that its members should not have to pay more than 13 per cent, which its chief executive Michael Harris says was introduced some years ago on the basis that it would be an absolute ceiling.