# Boundaries

something that indicates bounds or limits; a limiting or bounding line.

Also called frontier. Mathematics. the collection of all points of a given set having the property that every neighborhood of each point contains points in the set and in the complement of the set.

Cricket. a hit in which the ball reaches or crosses the boundary line of the field on one or more bounces, counting four runs for the batsman.

Compare six (def 5).

Contemporary *Examples*

The Gregory Brothers and the Rise of the Remix Video Jackie Snow February 3, 2011

What the Stars Hold for Your Week Starsky + Cox July 7, 2011

The Last Erotic Massage Arianne Cohen May 20, 2009

Sacha Baron Cohen and the Top 8 Saddam Hussein Spoofs The Daily Beast Video January 20, 2011

Too Soon? Jokes That Get People Fired Lloyd Grove March 15, 2011

Historical *Examples*

Louisa Of Prussia and Her Times Louise Muhlbach

A Treatise on Parents and Children George Bernard Shaw

Digging for Gold R.M. Ballantyne

Phaedo Plato

The Romance of a Great Store Edward Hungerford

**noun** (pl) -ries

something that indicates the farthest limit, as of an area; border

(cricket)

the marked limit of the playing area

a stroke that hits the ball beyond this limit

the four runs scored with such a stroke, or the six runs if the ball crosses the boundary without touching the ground

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