Definition of boundry
1. boundary [ n ] the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of somethingUsed in print:
State_Department officials refusing to show their passes at the boundary , and driving two blocks into East_Berlin under military escort , will not avail .
(Robert A. Futterman, The Future of Our Cities....)
The freeway with narrowly spaced interchanges concentrates and mitigates the access problem , but it also acts inevitably as an artificial , isolating boundary .
City planners do not always use this boundary as effectively as they might .
(Leon Uris, Mila 8....)
Andrei stopped at Litowski_Place and looked_around quickly at the boundary of civil buildings .Synonyms boundary bounds bound Related Terms extremity surface edge boundary_line frontier outline end limit bourn heliopause district_line hairline Rubicon shoreline city_line county_line bound
2. boundary [ n ] a line determining the limits of an areaUsed in print:
(Musical America, LXXXI:5...)
After this holocaust , a changing world occupied the minds of men ; a world beset with new boundaries , new treaties and governments , new goals and methods , and the age-old fears of aggression and subjugation - hunger and exposure .
(Helen Hooven Santmyer, "There Were Fences"...)
They never troubled_themselves about us while we were playing , because the fence formed such a definite boundary and `` Do n't go outside the gate '' was a command so impossible of misinterpretation .Synonyms edge boundary bound Related Terms line periphery margin frontier rim brink thalweg lower_bound upper_bound bound
3. boundary [ n ] the greatest possible degree of something
Examples: : "what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior" "to the limit of his ability"
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