Meaning of BOUNDARY in English

BOUNDARY

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

clear

There is no clear boundary between the measures that can be adopted under the Treaty and those adopted under the Agreement.

With it, a person has clear boundaries: You come at 8 and leave at 5.

The norms of domestic life it set forth drew a clear ideological boundary between rational members of society and the feckless.

The lack of clear boundaries leads people to feel that they are working all the time.

Be honest with yourself, and set very clear boundaries with him from now on.

A network is a distributed thing without a center of control, and with few clear boundaries .

The adversarial nature of judicial and arbitral proceedings likewise assumes a bilateral model, which is especially clear in boundary determination.

Creating a clear boundary between work and home, they visibly tangibly signal status and authority.

geographical

Yet here was a view of the Earth that showed no political, racial or geographical boundaries .

However, in cyberspace, geographical boundaries are irrelevant, and people of different views are thrown together.

Thornaby is a real community separated from the community of Stockton by a river which also forms a real geographical county boundary .

national

Variations of definitions and standard coding schemes across national boundaries or through time are a particular problem.

International marketing is an expensive proposition, since tastes differ across national boundaries .

For thousands of years their people knew no national boundaries .

Teams form over national boundaries and across multiple time zones.

Basically it emphasised not the state, but class solidarity across frontiers and dismissed national boundaries as comparatively unimportant.

United Kingdom will show leadership in financing the consolidation of industries across national boundaries .

Marx describes how the exploitation of workers' labour is not limited by national boundaries .

It must also strive to be first with the news, especially that emanating from within its national boundaries .

natural

No natural boundary appears to exist between the natural and social sciences.

It encouraged Baldersdale to look up and beyond its natural boundaries .

The b -boundary is the projection into a space-time of a natural boundary attached to a higher-dimensional Riemannian manifold.

northern

It's sited only about a quarter mile from the northern boundary fence.

Its northern boundary is perhaps Race Street; at the other edge is South Street.

Within an hour he was at the northern boundary of the Waste.

political

The Internet is barely affected by political boundaries and distance.

Bush's speech pushed the political boundaries of the missile defence issue much further than he has done before.

Does the distribution provide evidence for an interaction zone, and does it reflect the existence of tribal or other political boundaries ?

Nevertheless, global television via satellite leaped across nearly all political boundaries .

It involves moral and practical problems which cross political and ethical boundaries .

As communities become less based on geographic or political boundaries , nation states will decline along with their tax base.

In terms of political and administrative boundaries , Thun is counted as part of the Oberland.

southern

In total some 4,200 metres of 33,000 volt and 11,000 volt power lines were re-routed along the southern boundary of the bypass.

As an additional consequence, fugitive slaves would be free as soon as they crossed the southern boundary of the North.

For non-mountaineers, the great feature of Knoydart is Loch Nevis, forming its southern boundary .

Another, presumably later, inhumation cemetery lay in and around the southern boundary ditch at its Ryknild Street end.

traditional

The shift that Kepler represents was not merely the collapse of a traditional boundary between two academic disciplines.

Others were educators who were willing to take risks and step outside traditional boundaries .

Table 5 show the results. Traditional boundary types have frequently been replaced by post and wire fences.

At points this chapter steps outside the traditional boundaries of economics, and discusses some psychological problems in making monetary policy.

Like microelectronics, biotechnology is one of those unique, so called generic, technologies which cut across traditional boundaries between industrial sectors.

This story tramples traditional disciplinary boundaries and exposes time-honored philosophical principles to direct experimental tests.

At national level the Griffiths proposal of a Minister for community care brings the possibility of a crossing of traditional agency boundaries .

There they go beyond traditional union boundaries to functional groupings.

■ NOUN

city

Some smogs can be made worse when pollution is imported from outside the city boundary from neighbouring urban-industrial areas.

The good news is that many lenders will cross city boundaries if asked.

They demanded that the Corporation immediately extend the city boundary and embark on a crash housing programme.

county

Thornaby is a real community separated from the community of Stockton by a river which also forms a real geographical county boundary .

Cars may be parked on Birkdale Summit which is crossed by both the county boundary and the watershed.

Under the new system all of those services would be put into the hands of three authorities within the existing county boundaries .

The Welland travels east along the line of the hills to form the County boundary with Leicestershire.

But they believe it's only a matter of time before the disease crosses the county boundary .

In the West Midlands detached portions of parishes and manors even crossed the county boundaries .

It will fly away, and may not touch land this side of the county boundary .

In fact, only one regular player had been born within the county boundaries .

dispute

It sounds like a boundary dispute .

fence

There they would touch the boundary fence and march smartly back again.

The ostrich, anxious to join in the fun again, craned his long neck well forward over the boundary fence .

The ball had reached the boundary fence - the ostrich's head merely being an extension of it.

It's sited only about a quarter mile from the northern boundary fence .

Remember that when a rabbit comes through your boundary fence on to your land it automatically changes ownership.

Where boundary fences are in poor condition, the estimated cost of rectification should be assessed as part of the financial appraisal.

field

In addition to earthworks, field names often indicate parks, and sometimes curvilinear field boundaries can be seen on maps and air pictures.

A field system could be defined as strings of coordinates following each field boundary , along with reference names or numbers.

Long linear field banks or persistent field boundaries can often be suggested as something more than just divisions in the fields.

All the associated grave goods belonged to the fourth century, the cemetery itself overlying earlier field boundaries and enclosures.

Go half right along the obvious track to the next field boundary .

layer

The investigation of the flow past obstacles or of boundary layers requires a uniform flow with minimal velocity fluctuations.

Part of understanding how this boundary layer looks involves under-standing what it is made of.

Eventually, all the non-turbulent regions have been absorbed and the boundary layer is wholly turbulent.

Like the rust on a junkyard car, that boundary layer could get only so thick.

Wall flows have some special features which we illustrate by considering boundary layers .

The temperature gradient just above the core would become much steeper, for example, causing a much hotter boundary layer .

These photographs were obtained by illuminating a very thin layer of a smoke-filled boundary layer.

Experiments like this opened geophysicists' eyes to the myriad ways this boundary layer could look.

line

If Holt thinks that this proposal would remove an arbitrary boundary line between adults and children, then he is mistaken.

These values issues have fragmented long-standing party alliances and crossed traditional geographical and economic boundary lines .

Politicians no longer need to draw doodle shaped boundary lines to guarantee ward majorities.

McLaren first began attracting attention about six years ago when he started contesting boundary lines in the development where he lives.

The trend toward tabloidization and instant popularization has eroded the boundary lines between news and entertainment, objective journalism and advocacy.

parish

By the 1820s Brighton had sprawled along several miles of cliff top, almost to the edge of its parish boundaries .

Another reason for such sharp changes of alignment in otherwise straight enclosure roads is parish boundaries .

Passing over the parish boundary at Sunderlandwick, the old toll bar is on the right, and Bar Farm opposite.

When the latter were realigned or made anew they often met the earlier roads at a sharp angle on the parish boundaries .

He noted the incidence of barrows reused as Saxon cemeteries and other Saxon burials on or near parish boundaries in Wessex.

The parish boundaries were often indistinct until after the Norman conquest, but there may have been 150 of these by 1066.

Desmond Bonney followed his initial research by an examination of parish boundaries associated with Roman roads and late prehistoric linear earthworks.

In our own case, if we were free to plant beyond our parish boundaries , we should already have done so.

plate

The major differences in rift characteristics relate to their position with respect to plate boundaries and the intensity of volcanic activity associated with them.

The possibility of such a mid-plate quake thus carries a much higher risk than one on a plate boundary .

Except where subduction zones lie adjacent to mountain belts on continental margins, plate boundaries do not coincide with continental coastlines.

They occurred nowhere near a plate boundary .

There are no known tectonic plate boundaries in the area but a very ancient boundary may be lurking in the area.

There are three types of plate boundary .

state

The criminal seized on the new opportunity for a quick get-away across state boundaries .

Consumers in most states already can purchase the service for calls within their state boundaries .

The disjunction between peoples and state boundaries , a central theme of this chapter, is a fundamental problem in many countries.

wall

At last he succeeded in hauling himself over the boundary wall to the solid ground that marked the edge of Old Ashfield property.

To Meryl's vexation, the boundary wall proved to be nearly eight feet high.

Turn left into Bleak Terrace and go back on to the Fell through the wicket gate to the village boundary wall .

It originally extended over the full width of the Railway between the boundary walls .

He measured out thirty paces and stared up at the crenellated boundary wall which was about twenty feet high.

Alice had been seen emerging through a newly-created opening in the church's boundary wall .

She ambled towards the orchards, the boundary wall .

word

A string such as can be parsed into six different word strings even when the word boundary is known.

Every word boundary as a choice point?

However, the detection of word boundaries is relatively simple since they are usually indicated by physical spacing on the page.

The problem is one of word boundary ambiguity.

It is known that there are few, if any, reliable acoustic cues to word boundaries .

Up to this point we have been looking at some fairly clear cases of assimilation across word boundaries .

A major cause of ambiguity is the lack of acoustic cues to word boundaries .

The problem is not just one of poor acoustic input but also of ambiguous word boundaries .

■ VERB

cross

Teams may be outside or cross the conventional boundaries of the business and encompass business partners, suppliers or customers.

Therefore, they found themselves needing to cross the group boundaries in getting products engineered and assembled.

She started with what other people could bring her; she crossed boundaries to do that.

As an additional consequence, fugitive slaves would be free as soon as they crossed the southern boundary of the North.

Many processes, such as sales order processing, will cross departmental boundaries .

He has had to cross three international boundaries in order to reach Chicago.

It involves moral and practical problems which cross political and ethical boundaries .

The good news is that many lenders will cross city boundaries if asked.

define

First, it entails defining the site's boundaries beforehand, and these are not always known with certainty.

Of course, that figure depends on how you define the geographic boundaries of the area.

The need to define the boundaries of obedience is at the heart of Richardson's novel.

Every political system defines its boundaries of legitimate action differently.

None of these élites had sharply defined boundaries , and there was much overlap among them.

In this chapter we define the boundaries of the sports industry and outline the key contributors to its economic importance.

draw

How can I draw boundaries round, or limit the scope of my chosen field?

Instead of having the politicians decide them, a randomly selected 11-member citizens' panel will draw the boundaries .

One solution to this problem of where to draw the boundaries between classes derives from recent neo-Marxist theories.

The norms of domestic life it set forth drew a clear ideological boundary between rational members of society and the feckless.

In short, drawing a boundary between sociolinguistic and pragmatic phenomena is likely to be an exceedingly difficult enterprise.

Politicians no longer need to draw doodle shaped boundary lines to guarantee ward majorities.

The result was to draw the boundaries of certain knowledge much more narrowly than before.

establish

It establishes boundaries and compartments in an otherwise chaotic social living space.

So we strongly recommend you establish some boundaries and keep your business world separate from your love life.

The process of drawing a line, setting limits, establishing a boundary , is a vital part of social development.

We shall allow single-tier local authorities to be established within the boundaries considered necessary by that commission.

extend

These values extend well into the boundaries of improbability.

These are the extended boundaries of the self.

They demanded that the Corporation immediately extend the city boundary and embark on a crash housing programme.

With this exotic boar dish, he extends the boundaries by incorporating such decidedly non-southwestern tropical ingredients as pineapple and tamarind.

The government was essentially faced with the option of winding down MDC's operations or extending its boundaries .

form

The first ventral arm plate is pentagonal with the lateral edges raised forming a boundary lip to the second oral tentacle pores.

In the middle of the room seven or eight men stood together, forming a boundary .

For non-mountaineers, the great feature of Knoydart is Loch Nevis, forming its southern boundary .

Teams form over national boundaries and across multiple time zones.

The Welland travels east along the line of the hills to form the County boundary with Leicestershire.

The narrow river formed the boundary between two counties-Pale Horse to the south, Paradise to the north.

These lines therefore form boundaries to the space-time in these regions.

mark

Like the Rhine it also marked a boundary for the Romans; beyond it - unknowable nomads!

That point is marked by a sharp boundary known as the Mohorovicic discontinuity, or Moho.

The horse would walk up that and that was how they marked the boundaries .

In January, the teams finally ended their drawn-out discussions with a map that clearly marks the boundary .

It marks the boundary of the parish of Langtom Matravers.

The Bann marks the boundary between the diocese of Armagh and the diocese of Dromore.

The magnetopause marks the inner boundary of the agitated region which itself is called the magnetosheath.

These great trees that mark old boundaries are still deep in their dark phase.

overstep

Such comment may, and no doubt does, from time to time overstep boundaries acceptable to the individual or local authority so criticised.

I have overstepped my boundaries , challenged his authority, sabotaged his mission.

To say however that this route supplies the only reliable way to knowledge is grossly to overstep its boundaries .

You must never allow yourself to be crowded out, neither must you retreat so far that you overstep the area boundary .

Individuals are required to perform their job to the full, but not to overstep the boundaries of their authority.

push

It has, by pushing back the boundaries of human knowledge, given us much that has enriched our lives.

But that willingness to push beyond the usual boundaries of electronic is precisely why Prodigy seems so, well, prodigious.

A brilliant word-processor proving shareware can push back the boundaries of software value for money.

Bush's speech pushed the political boundaries of the missile defence issue much further than he has done before.

Female speaker I like them because they push back the boundaries .

There is no need to push boundaries here.

Almost every work that is premiered seems to push out the boundaries of the form a little farther.

Such men push the boundaries as far as they can to try to get their women to love them, dirt and all.

reach

These birds begin their flight attacks before we even reach their territory boundary .

One solution is to reach beyond the boundaries of the school by creating a new relationship between schools and employers.

The ball had reached the boundary fence - the ostrich's head merely being an extension of it.

The game ends when the stream reaches the boundary of the grid.

Another well-timed cover-drive beat the fielder and this time it reached the boundary .

So policy must reach across departmental boundaries .

Ultimately, however, at the highest Rayleigh numbers, the thermals lose their identity before reaching the opposite boundary .

set

It is as if the vegetal cells have set up a new boundary region for specifying positional information.

Their problem is they have trouble setting boundaries around their need to fix things.

There is, then, a practical reason for setting up boundaries between professional life and personal life.

Management beyond the team can provide direction and set boundaries .

Be honest with yourself, and set very clear boundaries with him from now on.

Seventy percent of the voters approved Measure G, which sets an urban growth boundary around the perimeter of Novato.

Government can do much to set the boundaries in which it is possible to create wealth.

And it has always been the men who have set the boundaries and enforced them.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

overstep the limits/bounds/boundaries

A military commander may overstep the bounds of constitutionality, and it is an incident.

But there was a period in his life at which his suspicion and hostility to others overstepped the bounds of sanity.

Does Dickens, for example, overstep the limits of grammar in beginning Bleak House with a series of sentences without main verbs?

Individuals are required to perform their job to the full, but not to overstep the boundaries of their authority.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

A fence marks the property's boundaries.

More and more people are moving outside the city boundaries.

Politicians drew strangely shaped boundaries, in order to give themselves an advantage in the next election.

the easternmost boundary of Greater Manchester

The Mississippi River forms a natural boundary between Iowa and Illinois.

The Mississippi River forms the boundary between Tennessee and Arkansas.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Open-enrollment charter schools draw students from across school district boundaries and are financed with state and local school dollars.

The boundaries for the Snowdonia National Park run round the edge of Penrhyn, which covers six square miles.

The boundaries laid down followed fairly closely those of the perambulation of 1300.

The good news is that many lenders will cross city boundaries if asked.

These photographs were obtained by illuminating a very thin layer of a smoke-filled boundary layer.

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