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Boundaries vs Boundary - What's the difference?

boundaries | boundary |

As nouns the difference between boundaries and boundary

is that boundaries is while boundary is the dividing line or location between two areas.




  • boundary



  • The dividing line or location between two areas.
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  • *:So this was my future home, I thought!Backed by towering hills, the but faintly discernible purple line of the French boundary off to the southwest, a sky of palest Gobelin flecked with fat, fleecy little clouds, it in truth looked a dear little city; the city of one's dreams.
  • (cricket) An edge or line marking an edge of the playing field.
  • (cricket) An event whereby the ball is struck and either touches or passes over a boundary (with or without bouncing), usually resulting in an award of 4 (a four) or 6 (a six) runs respectively for the batting team.
  • (topology) (of a set) the set of points in the closure of a set S, not belonging to the interior of that set.
  • Derived terms

    * boundary umpire * boundary rider

    See also

    * border * confine * frontier * fladry