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boundaries, plural;
  1. A line that marks the limits of an area; a dividing line
    • - the eastern boundary of the wilderness
    • - the boundary between the U.S. and Canada
    • - a boundary wall
  2. A limit of a subject or sphere of activity
    • - a community without class or political boundaries

  1. the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
  2. a line determining the limits of an area
  3. limit: the greatest possible degree of something; "what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of his ability"
  4. Boundary has two distinct meanings in the sport of cricket; # the edge or boundary of the playing field, and # a manner of scoring runs.
  5. In mathematics, a topological manifold is a topological space (can even be a separated space) which looks locally like Euclidean space in a sense defined below. Topological manifolds form an important class of topological spaces with applications throughout mathematics.
  6. A unit of real estate or immovable property is limited by a legal boundary. The boundary (in Latin: limes) may appear as a discontinuation in the terrain: a ditch, a bank, a hedge, a wall, or similar, but essentially, a legal boundary is a conceptual entity, a social construct, adjunct to the ...
  7. In thermodynamics, a thermodynamic system (originally, working substance) is a precisely defined region of the universe under study. Everything in the universe except the system is known as the surroundings, environment, or reservoir. ...
  8. 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. ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. The boundaries define the extent of the property and are usually marked out on the ground by fencing or hedging. Boundaries are also often although not always shown on the deeds plans.
  11. "Boundaries" shall have the meaning as set forth in Section 1 of Article II of these Bylaws.
  12. (Boundaries) A demarcation or barrier of sorts that allows exchange between a system and its environment. These are permeable to outside input; e.g. a cell membrane, cultural rules.
  13. (Boundaries) A persons emotional and physical space needs - here one person ends off and another person begins.
  14. (Boundaries) Geography has a difficult task in drawing a map of Acadia, since it lacks geopolitical borders (see ACADIA, CONTEMPORARY). Mapping along the criteria of French language, and a sense of common belonging, shows an archipelago of Acadian communities in the Maritime Provinces. ...
  15. (Boundaries) Limits we place on ourselves and others.  They are to be established and maintained as a means to: (1) protect us from others, (2) protect others from us and (3) protect ourselves from harmful conduct or thinking.
  16. (Boundaries) Natural or artificial separations or divisions between adjoining properties that show their limits.
  17. (Boundaries) The invisible line surrounding a person’s insanity which you are somehow supposed to respect.
  18. (Boundaries) The limits that define a human being's personal space. Boundaries may be physical, psychological, emotional, or spiritual.
  19. (Boundaries) The perimeter or border surrounding potential physical evidence related to the crime.
  20. (Boundaries) The perimeters or limits of a parcel of land as fixed by legal description which is usually a metes and bounds description.
  21. (Boundaries) There are "boundary markers" along the fairways indicating the field of play. Generally white posts are used to mark the "out of bounds" areas.Hitting the ball "out of bounds" will result in penalty strokes if your ball comes to rest there. ...
  22. (Boundaries) an edge or surface where conditions or materials change
  23. (Boundaries) are also known as limits   Boundaries vary from relationship to relationship but are set without the cooperation of the other—they are not products of negotiation. Boundaries are decisions that protect fundamental safety or integrity, indicating what one will and will not tolerate. ...
  24. (Boundaries) are how you define your personal space and limits, and let others know how to relate to you.
  25. (Boundaries) limits between “you” and “me”