# CEIL¶

The **CEIL** function returns the smallest integer that is larger than or equal to the supplied number. The result is cast into a integer type in the operation.

## Usage¶

`CEIL(number) : integer`

## Example¶

The example query adds a calculated column with a value of 5, which is the smallest integer that is larger than the supplied number.

```
gorrow chr1,1,1 | CALC test ceil(4.2)
```

```
chrom bpStart bpStop test
chr1 1 1 5
```