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美音:[´baundərı ]点这儿播放单词美音发声
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n.边界,分界线

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名词复数:boundaries

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band=to bind(捆绑) 变化型 bond

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barrier  border  bound  division  limit    

boundary


/'baʊndrɪ; `baundrɪ/ n
1 line that marks a limit; dividing line 界限; 分界线
*The fence marks the boundary between my land and hers. 这道栅栏是我的地和她的地的分界线.
* The ball was caught by a fielder standing just inside the boundary. 那球被正站在边界线内的守场员接住了.
* (fig 比喻) Scientists continue to push back the boundaries of knowledge. 科学家不断地把知识领域的边缘向外扩展. =>Usage at border 用法见border.
2 (in cricket) hit to or over the boundary, scoring
4 or
6 runs (板球)击至或击过边线(可得4分或6分)
*He scored
26 runs, all in boundaries. 他得了26分, 都是打边线球获得的.

boundary


npluralboundaries
[Date: 1600-1700; Origin:BOUND41]
[C]
the real or imaginary line that marks the edge of a state, country etc, or the edge of an area of land that belongs to someone
boundary between
 The Mississippi River forms a natural boundary between Iowa and Illinois.
 National boundaries are becoming increasingly meaningless in the global economy.
We would need their agreement to build outside the city boundary .
 The stream curves round to mark the boundary of his property.
Anything that crosses the boundary of a black hole cannot get back.
We walked through the churchyard towards the boundary wall .
The property's boundary line is 25 feet from the back of the house.
 boundary disputes between neighbouring countries
[C usually plural]
the limit of what is acceptable or thought to be possible
boundary of
 the boundaries of human knowledge
within/beyond the boundaries of sth
 within the boundaries of the law
push back the boundaries (of sth)
(=to make a new discovery, work of art etc that is very different from what people have known before, and that changes the way they think)
 art that pushes back the boundaries
[C]
the point at which one feeling, idea, quality etc stops and another starts
boundary of/between
 the boundaries between work and play
 the blurring of the boundaries between high and popular culture
[C]
the outer limit of the playing area in cricket, or a shot that sends the ball across this limit for extra points
COLLOCATES for sense 1
national/state/city etc boundary (=a boundary between countries, states, cities etc)
geographical/natural boundary (=a river, line of mountains etc that form a boundary)
political boundary (=an official recognized boundary)
mark a boundary
cross a boundary
boundary wall/fence
boundary line
boundary dispute (=a disagreement about where a boundary should be)

1. There is a stone erecting on the boundary between the two countries.
    在两国的交界上, 立着一块石碑。

2. The river which forms the eastern boundary of our farm has always played an important part in our lives.
    形成我们农场东部边界的一条河流一直在我们生活中发挥着重要作用。

3. Police are wary of itinerants who cannot be traced to a recognized camp boundary or to four walls.
    警察当局对行踪漂忽的旅游者十分注意,因为难以查出这些人公认的营地或者居所。

4. Police are wary of itinerants who cannot be traced to a recognized camp boundary or to four walls.
    警察则对那些查不出有固定营地或住处的游荡者保持警惕。

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