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limits 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈlimit/,
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limits, plural;
  1. Set or serve as a limit to
    • - try to limit the amount you drink
    • - class sizes are limited to a maximum of 10
    • - a limiting factor
Noun
  1. A point or level beyond which something does not or may not extend or pass
    • - the limits of presidential power
    • - the 10-minute limit on speeches
    • - there was no limit to his imagination
  2. The terminal point or boundary of an area or movement
    • - the city limits
    • - the upper limit of the tidal reaches
  3. The furthest extent of one's physical or mental endurance
    • - Mary Ann tried everyone's patience to the limit
    • - other horses were reaching their limit
  4. A restriction on the size or amount of something permissible or possible
    • - an age limit
    • - a weight limit
  5. A speed limit
    • - a 30 mph limit
  6. (in card games) An agreed maximum stake or bet

  7. The maximum concentration of alcohol in the blood that the law allows in the driver of a motor vehicle
    • - the risk of drinkers inadvertently going over the limit
  8. A point or value that a sequence, function, or sum of a series can be made to approach progressively, until it is as close to the point or value as desired


  1. (limit) restrict: place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
  2. (limit) the greatest possible degree of something; "what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of his ability"
  3. (limit) restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
  4. (limit) terminus ad quem: final or latest limiting point
  5. (limit) as far as something can go
  6. (limit) specify: decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"
  7. Els Límits (ES : Los Límites) is a Spanish village, a civil parish (población) of the municipality of La Jonquera, situated in the Province of Girona, Catalonia. As of 2005 its population was of 115 .
  8. In BDSM, limits refer to those activities that participants in a BDSM scene feels strongly about, and to which special attention must be paid.
  9. Limits is a collection of short stories and essays by science fiction author Larry Niven, originally published in 1985. ...
  10. (A-limit) In mathematics, especially in the study of dynamical systems, a limit set is the state a dynamical system reaches after an infinite amount of time has passed, by either going forward or backwards in time. ...
  11. (Limit (category theory)) In category theory, a branch of mathematics, the abstract notion of a limit captures the essential properties of universal constructions such as products and inverse limits. ...
  12. (Limit (tuning)) In music theory, limit or harmonic limit is a way of characterizing the harmony found in a piece or genre of music, or the harmonies that can be made using a particular scale. ...
  13. (limit) A restriction; a bound beyond which one may not go; A value to which a sequence converges. Equivalently, the common value of the upper limit and the lower limit of a sequence: if the upper and lower limits are different, then the sequence has no limit (i.e. ...
  14. (Limit) Maximum amount a policy will pay either overall or under a particular coverage.
  15. (Limit) the minimum or maximum amount that a player can bet per hand when playing Blackjack at any specific table.
  16. (Limit (Up or Down)) The maximum price advance or decline from the previous day's settlement price permitted during one trading session, as fixed by the rules of an exchange. See Daily Price Limits.
  17. (Limit) An order to buy at a specified price when the market moves down to that price, or to sell at a specified price when the market moves up to that price.
  18. (Limit) The set amount or amounts that may be bet, often expressed as 5/10 ($5 bets on the first two rounds and $10 bets thereafter).
  19. (Limit) A number of limits will be defined by an Administrator which affect all IFM Customers, the most important of which are:
  20. (Limit) the maximum amount a bookmaker will allow you to bet before he changes the odds and/or the points.
  21. (Limit) For dogs which have not won three Challenge Certificates under three different judges or seven or more first prizes in all, at Championship Shows in Limit and Open classes, confined to the breed, whether restricted or not, at shows where Challenge Certificates were offered for the breed.
  22. (Limit) Maximum amount of money accepted for one wager.
  23. (Limit) The amount a player may bet or raise on any round of betting.
  24. The value limit for an order, eg a bid of 300 means that the buyer is not prepared to pay more than 300 for the security.
  25. (Limit) The maximum amount of protection purchased by the insured for a specific coverage.