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- v. Present participle of bound.
- n. The use of fire protection products within limits determined by scientific tests.
- n. A boundary.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Moving with a bound or bounds.
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It was upon a beautiful autumn evening, at that glad period of the season when the harvest yields its abundance, that two figures were seen sauntering along the banks of the winding river, which I described as bounding the farm occupied by Heathcote; they had been, as the rods and landing-nets which they listlessly carried went to show, plying the gentle, but in this case not altogether solitary craft of the fisherman.
The overhand watch & bounding is a result of WWII and not really used a whole lot now.
So we were delighted, thrilled, taken aback, and absolutely breathless in bounding up to the stage to make a 60 second thank you.
Judging from the timing and the sounds of the coins bounding about inside the pot there was not much there.
“Come here, Christmas!” she called the bounding puppy to her side and scooped it into her arms.
After observing woodpeckers in the lab's wind tunnel both flying and "bounding" - gliding missilelike with their wings tucked, a behavior not previously identified in these birds - Dr.
Someone would trip it and of course, it's also, what is called a bounding mine.
NOTE: Organization of the company team in both traveling overwatch and bounding overwatch consists of a lead element (also called the bounding element in bounding overwatch) and a trail (or overwatch) element.
The hunter thinks the day approaches, and calls his bounding dogs.
In waste and uninclosed lands any person who discovers a tin mine, may mark out its limits to a certain extent, which is called bounding a mine.
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