Definition of Bounds. Meaning of Bounds. Synonyms of Bounds

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Definition of Bounds

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.
Bound
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 Bounds from wikipedia

- Bound or bounds may refer to: Bound variable Upper and lower bounds, observed limits of mathematical functions Bound Brook (Raritan River), a tributary...
- Edward McKendree Bounds (August 15, 1835 – August 24, 1913) prominently known as E.M. Bounds, was an American author, attorney, and member of the Methodist...
- Astrology is a pseudoscience that claims to divine information about human affairs and terrestrial events by studying the movements and relative positions...
- the mathematical literature for sets that have upper (respectively lower) bounds. For example, 5 is a lower bound for the set S = { 5, 8, 42, 34, 13934 };...
- Dallen Forrest Bounds (August 9, 1971 – December 23, 1999) was an American serial killer. After killing two acquaintances, he barricaded himself with two...
- Lillian Marie Disney (née Bounds; February 15, 1899 – December 16, 1997) was an American ink artist at the Disney Studios, and the wife of Walt Disney...
- Metes and bounds is a system or method of describing land, real property (in contrast to personal property) or real estate. Newer systems include rectangular...
- In computer programming, bounds checking is any method of detecting whether a variable is within some bounds before it is used. It is usually used to...
- In sports, out of bounds (or out-of-bounds) refers to being outside the playing boundaries of the field. Due to the chaotic nature of play, it is normal...
- bounds on tail distributions of sums of independent random variables. It is a sharper bound than the known first- or second-moment-based tail bounds such...
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