Definitions

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  • adj. Within set boundaries or limits.
  • adj. With specified conditions.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of delimit.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having the limits or boundaries established

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Examples

  • The CSV file we using contains a list of unquoted terms delimited by tab.

    ThinkPHP /dev/blog

  • Forward to end of word delimited by white character.

    EmacsWiki: RecentChanges

  • This is useful to define data hierarchies from within flat data structures such as delimited files and thus provide greater flexibility of template design

    Bobsguide News

  • Engineering and biology are constrained in different ways, but their domains are rather poorly delimited (and may be crossing: bio-engineering).

    The Weasel Thread

  • Notes are not to be understood as signs — signifying symbols arbitrarily ascribed to signified ideas in a code, a game of differentiation where the meaning of each sign is determined by its not being the other signs in the system, where its usage is delimited by its difference from them.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • What I might well be suggesting is that this is what all thought is, what language is, where it is not (if it can ever not be) a game of symbols and ideas defined, delimited and determined by difference (if symbols and ideas can ever be so bound).

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • The notion of colourspace explains why we should be able to do that, but at the same time it does so by redefining the shades he sees as distinct and simple things into different terms entirely — into nominally labelled zones artificially delimited within a framework of potentialities.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • The attraction and sense of appreciation that is produced by the vastly dissimilar artworks populating the exhibit's journey is primarily intellectual, not visceral, something that the 20th century critic Clive Bell would have pointed out as a hallmark of true art -- conclusively delimited from the easy, reflexive enjoyment of something that merely looks good.

    Robert L. Powell: AbEx: Masterpieces From The Museum of Modern Art

  • If it happens elsewhere outside of (the carefully delimited) “socialist” regimes that Prof. Somin wants to highlight, he at least should ask why, and whether that changes his answer WRT the “socialist” regimes.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Competing Explanations for the Oppressive Nature of Socialism

  • The natural right to liberty is delimited by the natural right to truth.

    I, Pirate …

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