Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Moving with a bound or bounds.

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  • verb Present participle of bound.
  • noun uncountable The use of fire protection products within limits determined by scientific tests.
  • noun A boundary.

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Examples

  • 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 Purcell Papers

  • 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 Purcell Papers, Volume II

  • 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 Purcell Papers — Volume 2

  • The overhand watch & bounding is a result of WWII and not really used a whole lot now.

    CHARLES MICHAEL PAULEY aka Sgt

  • So we were delighted, thrilled, taken aback, and absolutely breathless in bounding up to the stage to make a 60 second thank you.

    Theater J Wins Mayor’s Arts Award for Excellence in an Artistic Discipline « The Blog at 16th and Q

  • Judging from the timing and the sounds of the coins bounding about inside the pot there was not much there.

    Cinnamon Roll

  • “Come here, Christmas!” she called the bounding puppy to her side and scooped it into her arms.

    Mistletoe and Holly

  • “Come here, Christmas!” she called the bounding puppy to her side and scooped it into her arms.

    Mistletoe and Holly

  • “Come here, Christmas!” she called the bounding puppy to her side and scooped it into her arms.

    Mistletoe and Holly

  • “Come here, Christmas!” she called the bounding puppy to her side and scooped it into her arms.

    Mistletoe and Holly

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