something that indicates bounds or limits; a limiting or bounding line.
Also called frontier .Mathematics. the collection of all points of a given set having the property that every neighborhood of each point contains points in the set and in the complement of the set.
- trans·bound·a·ry, adjective
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How to use boundary in a sentence
It’s not the first well-funded social media app to push the boundaries of data privacy.You’ve been invited to Clubhouse. Your privacy hasn’t. | Sara Morrison | February 12, 2021 | Vox
More than a healthy workplaceFlexibility extends beyond the boundaries of the physical work environment.Future of Work Forum recap: Coronavirus crisis forcing leadership to evolve | Digiday Editors | February 12, 2021 | Digiday
Creators will inevitably try to push the boundaries of what these humans look like.Meet the eerily realistic digital people made with Epic’s MetaHuman Creator | Stan Horaczek | February 11, 2021 | Popular-Science
Redistricting – the once-a-decade process of redrawing political boundaries – is a complex undertaking, laden with jargon and acronyms that can confuse even most political observers.African Communities Warn Language Issues Could Shut Them Out of Redistricting | Maya Srikrishnan | February 10, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
This year, we can expect to see a newly energized community of developers working across the boundaries of companies, states and countries to take on some of the world’s biggest problems.
First you have to convince people to accept your version of the boundary between law and politics.
We need to take a razor and make a boundary in the shaving foam, people.Leo, the Beard Has to Go: When a Man’s Facial Hair Reaches Crisis Point | Tim Teeman | September 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In the new paper, Laniakea is defined by a gravitational boundary.
We also need to cross the boundary between environmental and non-environmental issues.Green Politics Has to Get More Radical, Because Anything Less Is Impractical | Jedediah Purdy | April 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The real Watson was a sociopathic landowner in southwest Florida where land and water know no fixed boundary.Peter Matthiessen Was One of the Greatest Writers of a Great Generation | Malcolm Jones | April 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Nearly all the mutineers swung round and galloped headlong for the landward boundary of the paddy field.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
boundary line between New York and Massachusetts agreed upon.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Now they are approaching the long row of noble beeches that line the boundary of Mortlake.Checkmate | Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
As the car rolled on toward Manhattan's northern boundary, the woman with the green eyes switched on the radio on the dash.
A large stone set in a secure place surely is a better boundary than a wayward stream whose course is changed by every freshet.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
British Dictionary definitions for boundary
something that indicates the farthest limit, as of an area; border
the marked limit of the playing area
a stroke that hits the ball beyond this limit
the four runs scored with such a stroke, or the six runs if the ball crosses the boundary without touching the ground
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