Definitions for boundaryˈbaʊn də ri, -dri
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
bound•a•ry*ˈbaʊn də ri, -dri(n.)(pl.)-ries.
something that indicates bounds or limits, as a line.
Math. the collection of all points of a given set having the property that every neighborhood of each point contains points in the set and in the complement of the set.
* Syn: boundary , border , frontier refer to that which divides one territory or political unit from another. boundary most often designates a line on a map; it may be a physical feature, such as a river: Boundaries are shown in red. border refers to a political or geographic dividing line; it may also refer to the region adjoining the actual line: crossing the Mexican border.frontier refers specifically to a border between two countries or the region adjoining this border: Soldiers guarded the frontier.
Origin of boundary:
boundary, bound, bounds(noun)
the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
boundary, edge, bound(noun)
a line determining the limits of an area
limit, bound, boundary(noun)
the greatest possible degree of something
"what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of his ability"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
boundary(noun)ˈbaʊn də ri, -dri
the edge of an area
***the boundary between Canada and the U.S.
boundaryˈbaʊn də ri, -dri
the limit of an activity
***to set the boundaries between work and play
The dividing line or location between two areas.
An edge or line marking an edge of the playing field.
An event whereby the ball is struck and either touches or passes over a boundary (with or without bouncing), usually resulting in an award of 4 (a four) or 6 (a six) runs respectively for the batting team.
the set of points in the closure of a set , not belonging to the interior of that set.
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 limit
In topology and mathematics in general, the boundary of a subset S of a topological space X is the set of points which can be approached both from S and from the outside of S. More precisely, it is the set of points in the closure of S, not belonging to the interior of S. An element of the boundary of S is called a boundary point of S. Notations used for boundary of a set S include bd, fr, and ∂S. Some authors use the term frontier, instead of boundary in an attempt to avoid confusion with the concept of boundary used in algebraic topology and manifold theory. However, frontier sometimes refers to a different set, which is the set of boundary points which are not actually in the set; that is, S \ S. A connected component of the boundary of S is called a boundary component of S.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
A line that delineates surface areas for the purpose of facilitating coordination and deconfliction of operations between adjacent units, formations, or areas.
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Rank popularity for the word 'boundary' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2640
Rank popularity for the word 'boundary' in Nouns Frequency: #1030
Translations for boundary
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
an often imaginary line separating one thing from another
the boundary between two towns.
- fronteiraPortuguese (BR)
- die GrenzlinieGerman
- grænse; skælDanish
- όριο, σύνορο (συν. νοητό)Greek
- mörk, takmörk, landamæriIcelandic
- granična linijaSerbian
- sınır, hudutTurkish
- 分界線Chinese (Trad.)
- межа; кордонUkrainian
- حد ، حدودUrdu
- đường biên giới, ranh giớiVietnamese
- 分界线Chinese (Simp.)
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