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Definition of Bound

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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.
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Bound Bound, imp. & p. p. of Bind.
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Bound Bound, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Bounding.] 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.
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Bound 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.
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Bound Bound, v. t. 1. To make to bound or leap; as, to bound a horse. [R.] --Shak. 2. To cause to rebound; to throw so that it will rebound; as, to bound a ball on the floor. [Collog.]
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Bound 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.' --Cowper.

Meaning of Bound from wikipedia

- Look up bound in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Bound or bounds may refer to: Bound variable Upper and lower bounds, observed limits of mathematical...
- of protons and generally neutrons, surrounded by an electromagnetically bound swarm of electrons. The chemical elements are distinguished from each other...
- Homeward Bound may refer to: Homeward Bound (1923 film), an American silent film directed by Ralph Ince Homeward Bound (1980 film), a TV film starring...
- Blood In Blood Out (also known as Bound by Honor and Blood In Blood Out: Bound By Honor) is a 1993 American epic crime drama film directed by Taylor Hackford...
- In computer science, a task, job or process is said to be CPU-bound (or compute-bound) when the time it takes for it to complete is determined prin****lly...
- Outward Bound (OB) is an international network of outdoor education organisations that was founded in the United Kingdom by Lawrence Holt and Kurt Hahn...
- lower) bound is said to be bounded from above or majorized (respectively bounded from below or minorized) by that bound. The terms bounded above (bounded below)...
- Look up bounding or bound in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Bounding may refer to: Establishing limits on the behavior of a process or device, see Listing...
- Branch and bound (BB, B&B, or BnB) is a method for solving optimization problems by breaking them down into smaller sub-problems and using a bounding function...
- In estimation theory and statistics, the Cramér–Rao bound (CRB) relates to estimation of a deterministic (fixed, though unknown) parameter. The result...