bounds

Definitions of bounds
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n the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something

Synonyms:
bound, boundary
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Rubicon
the boundary in ancient times between Italy and Gaul; Caesar's crossing it with his army in 49 BC was an act of war
Mohorovicic discontinuity
the boundary between the Earth's crust and the underlying mantle
Green Line
the border marking the boundaries of the land that Israel won in its 1948 war of independence
Line of Control
a 450-mile line that is supposed to indicate the boundary between the part of Kashmir controlled by India and the part controlled by Pakistan
Mason and Dixon's line
the boundary between Maryland and Pennsylvania; symbolic dividing line between North and South before the American Civil War
Triple Frontier
the border area where Argentina and Brazil and Paraguay meet; an active South American center for contraband and drug trafficking and money laundering; a suspected locale for Islamic extremist groups
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hairline
the natural margin formed by hair on the head
frontier
an international boundary or the area (often fortified) immediately inside the boundary
heliopause
the boundary marking the edge of the sun's influence; the boundary (roughly 100 AU from the sun) between the interplanetary medium and the interstellar medium; where the solar wind from the sun and the radiation from other stars meet
border, borderline, boundary line, delimitation, mete
a line that indicates a boundary
bourn, bourne
an archaic term for a boundary
district line
the boundary between two districts
county line
the boundary between two counties
city line
the boundary of a city
border, edge
the boundary of a surface
end
a boundary marking the extremities of something
demarcation, demarcation line, limit
the boundary of a specific area
lineation, outline
the line that appears to bound an object
surface
the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
shoreline
a boundary line between land and water
edge
the outside limit of an object or area or surface; a place farthest away from the center of something
interface
(chemistry) a surface forming a common boundary between two things (two objects or liquids or chemical phases)
hard palate
the bony part of the roof of the mouth
palate, roof of the mouth
the upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities
face, side
a surface forming part of the outside of an object
circuit, circumference
the boundary line encompassing an area or object
fence line
a boundary line created by a fence
property line
the boundary line between two pieces of property
state boundary, state line
the boundary between two states
brink
the edge of a steep place
celestial sphere, empyrean, firmament, heavens, sphere, vault of heaven, welkin
the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected
city limit, city limits
the limits of the area occupied by a city or town
end
the surface at either extremity of a three-dimensional object
inside, interior
the inner or enclosed surface of something
limb
(astronomy) the circumferential edge of the apparent disc of the sun or the moon or a planet
upper limit
the limit on the upper (or northernmost) side of something
lower limit
the limit on the lower (or southernmost) side of something
coastline
the outline of a coast
silhouette
an outline of a solid object (as cast by its shadow)
exterior, outside
the outer side or surface of something
skyline
the outline of objects seen against the sky
substrate, substratum
a surface on which an organism grows or is attached
three-mile limit
the limit of a nation's territorial waters
wave front, wavefront
(physics) an imaginary surface joining all points in space that are reached at the same instant by a wave propagating through a medium
photosphere
the intensely luminous surface of a star (especially the sun)
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extremity
the outermost or farthest region or point

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