[ dih-lim-it ]
/ dɪˈlɪm ɪt /
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verb (used with object)
to fix or mark the limits or boundaries of; demarcate: A ravine delimited the property on the north.
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How to use delimit in a sentence
Such an order allows the army to demolish at any time structures located within the delimited area.Israel Legalizes 'Outpost' Settlements|Emily L. Hauser|May 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I know of no way of so identifying it except by discovering that it is delimited in a time continuum.Essays in Experimental Logic|John Dewey
They had measured Greatness; greatness which is not to be delimited by the wanton outrages of man or the accidents of time.Holbein|Beatrice Fortescue
On any other basis, personality is not indissolubly bound to body nor by it necessarily delimited.The Meaning of Faith|Harry Emerson Fosdick
How local areas may, in a scientific way, be delimited and isolated for purposes of study will appear in a later chapter.Essentials of Economic Theory|John Bates Clark
By the close of the 11th century the boundary between England and Scotland was roughly delimited on existing lines.
British Dictionary definitions for delimit
/ (diːˈlɪmɪt) /
(tr) to mark or prescribe the limits or boundaries of; demarcate
Derived forms of delimitdelimitation, noundelimitative, adjective
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