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  • as inoutlining
  • as inoutlining

synonyms for delimiting

  • banding
  • bordering
  • bounding
  • circumscribing
  • girdling
  • marking
  • zoning
  • configurating
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How to use delimiting in a sentence

Now in interest, the important delimiting quality is emotional tone.
CREATIVE INTELLIGENCEJOHN DEWEY, ADDISON W. MOORE, HAROLD CHAPMAN BROWN, GEORGE H. MEAD, BOYD H. BODE, HENRY WALDGRAVE, STUART JAMES, HAYDEN TUFTS, HORACE M. KALLEN
The Decision may involve certain deductions or inferences, either delimiting or amplifying its nature.
SOUND MILITARY DECISIONU.S. NAVAL WAR COLLEGE
This method of delimiting a meaning by calling out a certain attitude toward objects may be called denotative or indicative.
HOW WE THINKJOHN DEWEY
She caught at the delimiting phrase, “nice girls,” and glanced up again.
THE READJUSTMENTWILL IRWIN
Differences in metabolic adaptation, therefore, have played a role in delimiting climatic distribution of these species.
METABOLIC ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE RACCOON PROCYON LOTOR AND OTHER PROCYONIDAEJOHN N. MUGAAS
The officer spread out his map marked "Secret and confidential," delimiting the boundaries of a narrow sector.
MY SECOND YEAR OF THE WARFREDERICK PALMER
In accounts of the black oaks in the following pages, a careful delimiting of ranges will be attempted in the case of each.
AMERICAN FOREST TREESHENRY H. GIBSON
New pine houses dotted prairies, unbroken save for the mile-long score of the delimiting plow.
ALADDIN & CO.HERBERT QUICK
The fourth book explains the method of delimiting veins, and also describes the functions of the mining officials.
DE RE METALLICAGEORGIUS AGRICOLA
Of his subsequent duties in delimiting the new Bessarabian frontier and his miraculous career in China we cannot speak in detail.
THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE EUROPEAN NATIONS, 1870-1914 (5TH ED.)JOHN HOLLAND ROSE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO DELIMITING

  • banding
  • bordering
  • bounding
  • circumscribing
  • configurating
  • delimiting
  • girdling
  • marking
  • zoning
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.