HyperDic: boundary

English > 3 senses of the word boundary:
NOUNlocationboundary, bound, boundsthe line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
shapeboundary, edge, bounda line determining the limits of an area
attributeboundary, limit, boundthe greatest possible degree of something
boundary > pronunciation
Soundsbaw'nderiy; baw'ndriy
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
accusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > boundary: 3 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something.
Synonymsbound, bounds
InstancesMohorovicic discontinuity, MohoThe boundary between the Earth's crust and the underlying mantle
RubiconThe boundary in ancient times between Italy and Gaul
Narrowerboundary line, border, borderline, delimitation, meteA line that indicates a boundary
bourn, bourneAn archaic term for a boundary
city lineThe boundary of a city
county lineThe boundary between two counties / counties
district lineThe boundary between two districts
edge, borderThe boundary of a surface
endA boundary marking the extremities of something
frontierAn international boundary or the area (often fortified) immediately inside the boundary
hairlineThe natural margin formed by hair on the head
heliopauseThe boundary marking the edge of the sun's influence
limit, demarcation, demarcation lineThe boundary of a specific area
outline, lineationThe line that appears to bound an object
shorelineA boundary line between land and water
surfaceThe extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
BroaderextremityThe outermost or farthest region or point
Spanishfrontera, límite
Catalanfrontera, límit
Verbsboundform the boundary / boundary of
English > boundary: 3 senses > noun 2, shape
MeaningA line determining the limits of an area.
Synonymsedge, bound
Narrowerbrink, threshold, vergeA region marking a boundary
lower bound(mathematics) a number equal to or less than any other number in a given set
margin, border, perimeterThe boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
periphery, fringe, outer boundaryThe outside boundary or surface of something
rimThe shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object
thalwegThe middle of the chief navigable channel of a waterway that forms the boundary line between states / states
upper bound(mathematics) a number equal to or greater than any other number in a given set
BroaderlineA length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness
Spanishborde, frontera, límite
Catalanfrontera, límit, vora
Verbsboundform the boundary / boundary of
English > boundary: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe greatest possible degree of something.
Synonymslimit, bound
Narrowerknife-edgeA narrow boundary
starkness, absoluteness, utternessThe quality of being complete or utter or extreme / extreme
thermal barrier, heat barrierA limit to high speed flight imposed by aerodynamic heating
utmost, uttermost, maximum, level bestThe greatest possible degree
verge, brinkThe limit beyond which something happens / happens or changes
BroaderextentThe distance or area or volume over which something extends
Spanishfrontera, límite, raya
Catalanfrontera, límit, ratlla

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