limit, demarcation, demarcation line(noun)
the boundary of a specific area
line, dividing line, demarcation, contrast(noun)
a conceptual separation or distinction
"there is a narrow line between sanity and insanity"
The act of marking off a boundary or setting a limit, notably by belligerents signing a treaty or ceasefire.
A limit thus fixed, in full demarcation line.
Any strictly defined separation
There is an alleged, in fact somewhat artificial demarcation in the type of work done by members of different trade unions.
the act of marking, or of ascertaining and setting a limit; separation; distinction
Origin: [F. dmarcation; pref. d- (L. de) + marquer to mark, of German origin. See Mark.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
Demarkation, de-mark-ā′shun, n. the act of marking off or setting bounds to: division: a fixed limit.—v.t. Demar′cate, to mark off or limit. [Fr.,—dé, off, and marquer, to mark. See Mark.]
The numerical value of demarcation in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of demarcation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We were about 30 feet from the [Military Demarcation Line] and they came up to 10 feet, we have a phone in our office, but they’re not answering.
This is actually a really important demarcation point for any immigrant who finds themselves here, if I go down this hallway I'll be going to the Island Hospital, built to restore the health of people suffering minor injuries, broken bones ... even babies were born in that building -- 350 babies.
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- разграничаване, разграничениеBulgarian
- demarkationslinje, faggrænse, grænsedragning, grænse, afgrænsningDanish
- demarcación, frontera, demarcarSpanish
- rajaus, tulitaukolinja, demarkaatio, demarkaatiolinja, raja, rajanveto, rajalinjaFinnish
- demarkatielijn, afgrenzing, demarcatielijn, aflijning, afbakening, demarcatie, grenslijn, demarkatieDutch
- разделение, разграничение, демаркация, размежеваниеRussian
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