boundary

  • 1 Boundary — (plural: boundaries) may refer to: Border in psychology, Personal boundaries in mathematics, Boundary (topology), the closure minus the interior of a subset of a topological space; an edge in the topology of manifolds, as in the case of a… …

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  • 2 boundary — bound·ary n pl ar·ies: a theoretical line that marks the limit of an area of land Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. boundary I …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 Boundary — Bound a*ry, n.; pl. {Boundaries} [From {Bound} a limit; cf. LL. bonnarium piece of land with fixed limits.] That which indicates or fixes a limit or extent, or marks a bound, as of a territory; a bounding or separating line; a real or imaginary… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Boundary 2 — is an academic journal of postmodern cultural studies, critical theory, and literary criticism. In the 1970s and 1980s it was one of the primary venues for poststructuralist literary theory in the United States. It is edited primarily at the… …

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  • 5 boundary — (n.) 1620s, from BOUND (Cf. bound) (n.) + ARY (Cf. ary) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 boundary — [n] outer limit abuttals, ambit, barrier, beginning, border, borderland, borderline, bounds, brink, circumference, circumscription, compass, confines, edge, end, environs, extent, extremity, frame, fringe, frontier, hem, horizon, limits, line,… …

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  • 7 boundary — ► NOUN (pl. boundaries) 1) a line marking the limits of an area. 2) Cricket a hit crossing the limits of the field, scoring four or six runs. ORIGIN from BOUND(Cf. ↑bound) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 boundary — [boun′drē, boun′də rē] n. pl. boundaries [ BOUND4 + ARY] any line or thing marking a limit; bound; border …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 boundary — noun 1 line that marks the limits of a place ADJECTIVE ▪ common ▪ northern, southern, etc. ▪ national, state ▪ territorial …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10 boundary — bound|a|ry W3S2 [ˈbaundəri] n plural boundaries [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: BOUND41] 1.) the real or imaginary line that marks the edge of a state, country etc, or the edge of an area of land that belongs to someone boundary between ▪ The… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 boundary — 01. Anyone found skiing outside the [boundary] is putting himself in danger, and if caught, will lose his lift pass. 02. The post office marks the [boundary] between the two municipalities. 03. We made a [boundary] of trees at the back of our… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 12 Boundary — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Boundary, frontière en anglais, peut faire référence à : Boundary, une limite du terrain et une façon de marquer des points au cricket, Boundary, une …

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  • 13 boundary */*/ — UK [ˈbaʊnd(ə)rɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms boundary : singular boundary plural boundaries 1) a) something such as a line on a map that marks where one area of land ends and another begins a proposal to redraw the city boundary Akbar… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 boundary — n. 1) to draw, fix, set; redraw a boundary 2) to form a boundary 3) a common boundary 4) a boundary between * * * [ baʊnd(ə)rɪ] fix. set redraw a boundary a common boundary a boundary between to draw to form a boundary …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 boundary — Every separation, natural or artificial, which marks the confines or line of division of two contiguous properties. Limits or marks of enclosures if possession be without title, or the boundaries or limits stated in title deed if possession be… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 16 boundary — bound|a|ry [ baund(ə)ri ] noun count ** 1. ) something such as a line on a map that marks where one area of land ends and another begins: a proposal to redraw the city boundary to include more land for housing Akbar extended the boundaries of his …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 boundary — /bown deuh ree, dree/, n., pl. boundaries. 1. something that indicates bounds or limits; a limiting or bounding line. 2. Also called frontier. Math. the collection of all points of a given set having the property that every neighborhood of each… …

    Universalium

  • 18 boundary — noun 1 EDGE (C) the official line that marks the edge of a town, country etc (+ between): the boundary between the US and Canada | draw a boundary (=decide where one town etc ends and another one starts) | boundary line: the county s boundary… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 boundary — n. (pl. ies) 1 a line marking the limits of an area, territory, etc. (the fence is the boundary; boundary between liberty and licence). 2 Cricket a hit crossing the limits of the field, scoring 4 or 6 runs. Phrases and idioms: boundary layer the… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 boundary —   Palena, mokuna, ao ao, kapa, lihi.   Also: anapuni, hulilau, pe a, hu a, kaupale, kaha kaupale, kaupale waena.    ♦ Land boundary, palena āina.    ♦ Boundary between taro patches, pale kōhina.    ♦ To form a boundary, ho okūākapa.    ♦ To set a …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary