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boundary

  

      n   pl   , -ries  
1    something that indicates the farthest limit, as of an area; border  
2      (Cricket)  
a    the marked limit of the playing area  
b    a stroke that hits the ball beyond this limit  
c    the four runs scored with such a stroke, or the six runs if the ball crosses the boundary without touching the ground  


Boundary Commission  
      n   (in Britain) a body established by statute to undertake periodic reviews of the boundaries of parliamentary constituencies and to recommend changes to take account of population shifts  
boundary layer  
      n   the layer of fluid closest to the surface of a solid past which the fluid flows: it has a lower rate of flow than the bulk of the fluid because of its adhesion to the solid  
boundary rider  
      n     (Austral)   an employee on a sheep or cattle station whose job is to maintain fences in good repair and to prevent stock from straying  
K/T boundary  
      n     (Geology)  
a    Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary: the time zone comprising the end of the Cretaceous and the beginning of the Tertiary periods  
b    (as modifier)  
K/T boundary sediments     
     (C20 K and T, symbols for Cretaceous and Tertiary, respectively)  
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boundary

  
  
barrier, border, borderline, bounds, brink, confines, edge, extremity, fringe, frontier, limits, march, margin, pale, precinct, termination, verge  

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