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Meaning of DELIMIT

Pronunciation:  di'limit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  set, mark, or draw the boundaries of something
  2. [v]  determine the essential quality of
  3. [v]  be opposite to; of angles and sides, in geometry

DELIMIT is a 7 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: define, delimitate, delimitate, delineate, demarcate, specify, subtend
 See Also: be, circumscribe, confine, determine, limit, redefine



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\De*lim"it\, v. t. [L. delimitare: cf. F. d['e]limiter.]
To fix the limits of; to demarcate; to bound.

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