Absolute Ceiling

Technology / Aviation / Absolute Ceiling: The maximum altitude above sea level at which an aircraft can maintain level flight under Standard Air conditions.

Other Words for Absolute

Absolute Adjective Synonyms: perfect, complete, total, finished, thorough, through-and-through, consummate, flawless, faultless, unadulterated, pure, unmixed, unalloyed, undiluted, rank
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Ceiling

Business / Accounting / Ceiling: The maximum market amount at which inventory can be carried on the books: equal to net realizable value. MORE

Ceiling Joist

Business / Construction / Ceiling Joist: One of a series of parallel framing members used to support ceiling loads and supported in turn by larger beams, girders or bearing walls. Also called roof joists. MORE

Ceiling Light

Science / Weather / Ceiling Light: An instrument consisting of a drum and an optical system that projects a narrow vertical beam of light onto a cloud base. MORE

Absolute Zero

Science / Chemistry / Absolute Zero: (0 K) The temperature at which the volume of an ideal gas becomes zero; a theoretical coldest temperature that can be approached but never reached. Absolute zero is zero on the Kelvin scale, -273.15° MORE

Absolute Temperature Scale

Science / Weather / Absolute Temperature Scale: A temperature scale with a freezing point of +273°K (Kelvin) and a boiling point of +373°K. MORE

Absolute Time

Science / Biology / Absolute Time: One of the two types of geologic time (relative time being the other), with a definite age date established mostly by the decay of radioactive elements, although ages may also be obtained by counting MORE

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