As nouns the difference between circumscription and delimitation
is that circumscription
is the act of circumscribing or the quality of being circumscribed while delimitation
the act of circumscribing or the quality of being circumscribed
anything that circumscribes or a circumscribed area
(taxonomy) the definition of what does and does not belong to a given taxon, from a particular taxonomic viewpoint or taxonomic system.
An electoral district; used often in texts treating electoral systems in Romance countries.
- The circumscription in the APG system of the family'' Malvaceae ''includes the former families Bombacaceae, Sterculiaceae and Tiliaceae.
The act of delimiting something.
A limit or boundary.