Definition of bound. Meaning of bound. Synonyms of bound
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Definition of bound
Bound Bound, n.
1. A leap; an elastic spring; a jump.
A bound of graceful hardihood. --Wordsworth.
2. Rebound; as, the bound of a ball. --Johnson.
3. (Dancing) Spring from one foot to the other.
imp. & p. p. of Bind. BoundBound Bound, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bounded; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To limit; to terminate; to fix the furthest point of
extension of; -- said of natural or of moral objects; to
lie along, or form, a boundary of; to inclose; to
circumscribe; to restrain; to confine.
Where full measure only bounds excess. --Milton.
Phlegethon . . . Whose fiery flood the burning
empire bounds. --Dryden.
2. To name the boundaries of; as, to bound France. BoundBound Bound, v. i. [F. bondir to leap, OF. bondir, bundir, to
leap, resound, fr. L. bombitare to buzz, hum, fr. bombus a
humming, buzzing. See Bomb.]
1. To move with a sudden spring or leap, or with a succession
of springs or leaps; as the beast bounded from his den;
the herd bounded across the plain.
Before his lord the ready spaniel bounds. --Pope.
And the waves bound beneath me as a steed That knows
his rider. --Byron.
2. To rebound, as an elastic ball.
Bound Bound, v. t.
1. To make to bound or leap; as, to bound a horse. [R.]
2. To cause to rebound; to throw so that it will rebound; as,
to bound a ball on the floor. [Collog.]
BoundBound Bound, a. [Past p. of OE. bounen to prepare, fr. boun
ready, prepared, fr. Icel. b[=u]inn, p. p. of b[=u]a to
dwell, prepare; akin to E. boor and bower. See Bond, a.,
and cf. Busk, v.]
Ready or intending to go; on the way toward; going; -- with
to or for, or with an adverb of motion; as, a ship is bound
to Cadiz, or for Cadiz. ``The mariner bound homeward.'
Meaning of bound from wikipedia
to: the rough bounds
, in scotland. upper
and lower bounds
, observed limits
- a hardcover, hardback, or hardbound
is a book bound
with rigid protective covers
(typically of cardboard covered
is a 1996 american
neo-noir crime thriller
by the wachowskis
), who longs
- in mathematics
in order theory
, an upper bound
of a subset
s of some partially ordered
set (k, ≤) is an element
of k which
law systems, common
law systems follow
of stare decisis
, by which
- this is also called
full-bound or, simply, leather
bound. library binding refers
to the hardcover binding
and paperback books
- in physics
, a bound state describes
a system where
to a potential
such that the particle
has a tendency
- a bound variable
is a variable
that was previously
free, but has been bound
to a specific value
or set of values. becomes
a bound variable
- in morphology
, a bound morpheme
is a morpheme
only as part of a larger
word; a free or unbound morpheme
is one that can
- covalent. file:covalent bond hydrogen. svg , a covalent
h sub 2/sub (right) where
atom s share
the two electrons