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Delimit

verb
1.
Determine the essential quality of.  Synonyms: define, delimitate, delineate, specify.
2.
Be opposite to; of angles and sides, in geometry.  Synonym: subtend.
3.
Set, mark, or draw the boundaries of something.  Synonyms: delimitate, demarcate.



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"Delimit" Quotes from Famous Books



... Ocean). The Kiel Canal (Germany), Oresund (Denmark-Sweden), Bosporus (Turkey), Strait of Gibraltar (Morocco-Spain), and the Saint Lawrence Seaway (Canada-US) are important strategic access waterways. The decision by the International Hydrographic Organization in the spring of 2000 to delimit a fifth world ocean, the Southern Ocean, removed the portion of the Atlantic Ocean south of 60 degrees ...
— The 2007 CIA World Factbook • United States

... to find words to adumbrate a philosophy which starts by the assumption that we can have no impression of reality until we have rid ourselves of the interposing and utterly false concepts of space and time, which delimit the whole world ...
— The Wonder • J. D. Beresford



Words linked to "Delimit" :   be, limit, determine, redefine, delineate, confine, circumscribe



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