Meaning of LIMITING in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈli-mə-tiŋ ]


Date: 1644


a. : functioning as a limit : restrictive

limiting value

b. : being an environmental factor (as a nutrient) that limits the population size of an organism

2. : serving to specify the application of the modified noun

this in “this book” is a limiting word

• lim·it·ing·ly adverb

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