variable ceiling

variable ceiling

[′ver·ē·ə·bəl ′sēl·iŋ]
(meteorology)
After United States weather-observing practice, a condition in which the ceiling rapidly increases and decreases while the ceiling observation is being made; the average of the observed values is used as the reported ceiling, and it is reported only for ceilings of less than 3000 feet (914 meters).
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Execution and engineering as well as upgrading of the 10 kV switchgear ceiling with creation of the new ford variable ceiling openings for 10 kV cable cellar.
Variable ceiling heights and color tones delineate space and add drama and scale to the office.
Also, the Austrian system distinguishes between two different expenses ceilings: a fixed nominal ceiling, expressed in euros, which applies to more than 75% of the expenditure and a variable ceiling, which refers to the costs of the business cycle, expenses related to E.
Additional elements requiring specialist attention are formwork and shoring solution, immense slab thicknesses and variable ceiling heights.
Because of the variable ceiling, I was in instrument purgatory with one eye on the instruments and the other eye looking out the window.
Specific issues include the implicit rate of return on demand deposits, fixed and variable ceiling rates for rate-regulated monetary assets, and the market rate of return on savings bonds.
These fixed and variable ceiling rates are summarized in parts A and B, respectively, of Table 6.
Small-denomination time deposits were subject to either fixed or variable ceiling rates during various periods of our sample; the latter were tied to Treasury market interest rates.
With the introduction of money market certificates in June 1978, some small-denomination time deposits were subject to variable ceiling rates that were tied to market interest rates (part B, Table 6).
16 The linkages between variable ceiling rates and auction-average Treasury rates are discussed in Mahoney (1987) and Annual Statistical Digest, editions for 1970-1979 and 1980, 1981, and 1982.
Small-denomination time deposits at commercial and thrift institutions, variable ceiling rates on 91-day maturity
Corridors would vary in width and deviate from the 8-foot-minimum standard and would have variable ceiling heights with light wells and clerestory windows.
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