HyperDic: demarcation

English > 2 senses of the word demarcation:
NOUNlocationdemarcation, limit, demarcation linethe boundary of a specific area
cognitiondemarcation, line, dividing line, contrasta conceptual separation or distinction
demarcation > pronunciation
Soundsdiy.maarkey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > demarcation: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe boundary of a specific area.
Synonymslimit, demarcation line
Narrowercity limit, city limitsThe limits of the area occupied by a city or town
edgeThe outside limit of an object or area or surface
lower limitThe limit on the lower (or southernmost) side of something
three-mile limitThe limit of a nation's territorial waters
upper limitThe limit on the upper (or northernmost) side of something
Broaderboundary, bound, boundsThe line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
Spanishdemarcación, línea de demarcación
Catalandemarcació, línia de demarcació
Verbsdemarcateset, mark, or draw the boundaries of something
demarcateseparate clearly, as if by boundaries
English > demarcation: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA conceptual separation or distinction.
Synonymsline, dividing line, contrast
NarrowerRubicon, point of no returnA line that when crossed permits of no return and typically results in irrevocable commitment
Broaderdifferentiation, distinctionA discrimination between things as different and distinct / distinct
Spanishcontraste, demarcación, línea divisoria, línea
Catalanlínia divisòria
Verbsdemarcateseparate clearly, as if by boundaries

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