absolute ceiling


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the maximum altitude at which an airplane can maintain horizontal flight

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These mechanisms are intended not to place an absolute ceiling on domestic credit growth but rather to encourage financial discipline and discourage inflation in the Franc Zone countries.
Next year, in a significant expansion of the Maximum Allowable Actual Charge (MAAC) concept, Medicare will phase in an absolute ceiling on the amount a nonparticipating physician can charge a Medicare beneficiary on an unassigned claim.
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.
Only two years ago, pounds 300,000 was almost the absolute ceiling.