The difference between Boundary and Limit

When used as nouns, boundary means the dividing line or location between two areas, whereas limit means a restriction.

Limit is also verb with the meaning: to restrict.

Limit is also adjective with the meaning: being a fixed limit game.

check bellow for the other definitions of Boundary and Limit

  1. Boundary as a noun:

    The dividing line or location between two areas.

  2. Boundary as a noun (cricket):

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

  3. Boundary as a noun (cricket):

    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.

  4. Boundary as a noun (topology):

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

  1. Limit as a noun:

    A restriction; a bound beyond which one may not go.


    "There are several existing limits to executive power."

    "Two drinks is my limit tonight."

  2. Limit as a noun (mathematics):

    A value to which a sequence converges. Equivalently, the common value of the upper limit and the lower limit of a sequence: if the upper and lower limits are different, then the sequence has no limit (i.e., does not converge).


    "The sequence of reciprocals has zero as its limit."

  3. Limit as a noun (mathematics):

    Any of several abstractions of this concept of limit.


    "Category theory defines a very general concept of limit."

  4. Limit as a noun (category theory):

    The cone of a diagram through which any other cone of that same diagram can factor uniquely.


    "hyponyms terminal object categorical product pullback equalizer"

  5. Limit as a noun (poker):

    Short for fixed limit.

  6. Limit as a noun:

    The final, utmost, or furthest point; the border or edge.


    "the limit of a walk, of a town, or of a country"

  7. Limit as a noun (obsolete):

    The space or thing defined by limits.

  8. Limit as a noun (obsolete):

    That which terminates a period of time; hence, the period itself; the full time or extent.

  9. Limit as a noun (obsolete):

    A restriction; a check or curb; a hindrance.

  10. Limit as a noun (logic, metaphysics):

    A determining feature; a distinguishing characteristic.

  11. Limit as a noun (cycling):

    The first group of riders to depart in a handicap race.

  1. Limit as an adjective (poker):

    Being a fixed limit game.

  1. Limit as a verb (transitive):

    To restrict; not to allow to go beyond a certain bound, to set boundaries.


    "We need to limit the power of the executive."

    "I'm limiting myself to two drinks tonight."

  2. Limit as a verb (mathematics, intransitive):

    To have a limit in a particular set.


    "The sequence limits on the point ''a''."

  3. Limit as a verb (obsolete):

    To beg, or to exercise functions, within a certain limited region.


    "a limiting friar"

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