the plant family Tiliaceae, characterized by deciduous trees or shrubs having simple, usually alternate leaves, fibrous bark, fragrant flowers, and dry, woody fruit, and including the basswood, jute, and linden.
[lim-it-lis] /ˈlɪm ɪt lɪs/ adjective 1. without ; boundless: limitless ambition; limitless space. adj. 1580s, from limit (n.) + -less. Related: Limitlessly; limitlessness.
- Limiting layer of cornea
limiting layer of cornea n.
noun, Grammar. 1. (in English and some other languages) one of a small group of adjectives that modify the nouns to which they are applied by restricting rather than describing or qualifying. This, some, and certain are limiting adjectives. 2. an adjective, as few or other, that in English follows determiners and precedes descriptive adjectives: […]
noun 1. Physiology. the slowest, therefore rate-limiting, step in a process or reaction involving several steps. 2. Biology. an environmental factor that tends to limit population size. noun an environmental variable that limits or slows the growth or activities of an organism; also, any environmental variable whose presence, absence, or abundance restricts the distribution, numbers, […]