Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of delimit.

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Examples

  • The second main concern is that the specifically American nature for PSC-shipper engagement seemingly delimits the degree to which United States Navy will respond to Somali piracy.

    David Isenberg: PSCs at Sea: The Reasons They Really May be "All at Sea"

  • I walked along the narrow ledge and leapt onto the pavement, thus exiting without being numbered at the turnstile that delimits the space for which one pays and the free world.

    The Unexamined Saturday « Unknowing

  • However, that description delimits their membership only to AFP people who may think alike.

    Capt Dante Langkit: his Future in Politics and his Continuing Dilemma

  • For example, Stephen Lendman, a peace advocate and writer in his seventies with a permanent knee injury that delimits travel, has been repeatedly investigated by the FBI.

    Who's A Low Level Terrorist? Are You?

  • The response of treeline white spruce populations to climate change is of particular interest because this species delimits much of the North American treeline [35] and the performance under warmer conditions of present-day populations is an indication of the possible future effects of climate change.

    Direct climate effects on tree growth in the Arctic

  • However, Janus also delimits a boundary: his most vital role is as not only the god of gateways, but also as the god of the first Chaos.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • But unlike traditional empiricists, Popper holds that experience cannot determine theory (i.e., we do not argue or infer from observation to theory), it rather delimits it: it shows which theories are false, not which theories are true.

    Karl Popper

  • In these cases, in contrast to the cases from quantum mechanics, we lack a theory or body of results that delimits the factors that are potentially relevant to the probability of the outcome that interests us.

    Scientific Explanation

  • For most of its length, it is about 100 kilometers (km) wide and extends from the Atlantic Coastline to the foot of the great escarpment, which delimits the interior highlands of southern Africa.

    Kaokoveld desert

  • The Namibian Savanna Woodland ecoregion covers the Great Escarpment that delimits the interior of southern Africa from the Kaokoveld and Namib Deserts.

    Namibian savanna woodlands

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