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Border vs. Boundary

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  • Border (noun)

    The outer edge of something.

    "the borders of the garden"

  • Border (noun)

    A decorative strip around the edge of something.

    "There's a nice frilly border around the picture frame."

    "a solid border around a table of figures"

  • Border (noun)

    A strip of ground in which ornamental plants are grown.

  • Border (noun)

    The line or frontier area separating political or geographical regions.

    "The border between Canada and USA is the longest in the world."

  • Border (noun)

    Short form of border morris or border dancing; a vigorous style of traditional English dance originating from villages along the border between England and Wales, performed by a team of dancers usually with their faces disguised with black makeup.

  • Border (verb)

    To put a border on something.

  • Border (verb)

    To form a border around; to bound.

  • Border (verb)

    To lie on, or adjacent to, a border of.

    "Denmark borders Germany to the south."

  • Border (verb)

    To touch at a border (with on or upon).

    "Connecticut borders on Massachusetts."

  • Border (verb)

    To approach; to come near to; to verge (with on or upon).

  • Boundary (noun)

    The dividing line or location between two areas.

  • Boundary (noun)

    An edge or line marking an edge of the playing field.

  • Boundary (noun)

    An event whereby the ball is struck and either touches or passes over a boundary (with or without bouncing), usually resulting in an award of 4 (four) or 6 (six) runs respectively for the batting team.

  • Boundary (noun)

    The set of points in the closure of a set S, not belonging to the interior of that set.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Border (noun)

    The outer part or edge of anything, as of a garment, a garden, etc.; margin; verge; brink.

  • Border (noun)

    A boundary; a frontier of a state or of the settled part of a country; a frontier district.

  • Border (noun)

    A strip or stripe arranged along or near the edge of something, as an ornament or finish.

  • Border (noun)

    A narrow flower bed.

  • Border (verb)

    To touch at the edge or boundary; to be contiguous or adjacent; - with on or upon as, Connecticut borders on Massachusetts.

  • Border (verb)

    To approach; to come near to; to verge.

  • Border

    To make a border for; to furnish with a border, as for ornament; as, to border a garment or a garden.

  • Border

    To be, or to have, contiguous to; to touch, or be touched, as by a border; to be, or to have, near the limits or boundary; as, the region borders a forest, or is bordered on the north by a forest.

  • Border

    To confine within bounds; to limit.

  • Boundary (noun)

    That which indicates or fixes a limit or extent, or marks a bound, as of a territory; a bounding or separating line; a real or imaginary limit.

Webster Dictionary
  • Border (noun)

    a line that indicates a boundary

  • Border (noun)

    the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary

  • Border (noun)

    the boundary of a surface

  • Border (noun)

    a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge

  • Border (noun)

    a strip forming the outer edge of something;

    "the rug had a wide blue border"

  • Border (verb)

    extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle;

    "The forest surrounds my property"

  • Border (verb)

    form the boundary of; be contiguous to

  • Border (verb)

    enclose in or as if in a frame;

    "frame a picture"

  • Border (verb)

    provide with a border or edge;

    "edge the tablecloth with embroidery"

  • Border (verb)

    lie adjacent to another or share a boundary;

    "Canada adjoins the U.S."

    "England marches with Scotland"

  • Boundary (noun)

    the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something

  • Boundary (noun)

    a line determining the limits of an area

  • Boundary (noun)

    the greatest possible degree of something;

    "what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"

    "to the limit of his ability"

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