Limiting

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  • the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase
  • restricting the scope or freedom of action
  • strictly limiting the reference of a modified word or phrase; "the restrictive clause in `Each made a list of the books that had influenced him'' limits the books on the list to only those particular ones defined by the clause"

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  • the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Limiting'


  • Limiting: Limiting: Any process by which a specified characteristic (usually amplitude) of the output of a device is prevented from exceeding a ...
  • Limiting factor: A limiting factor limits the growth or development of an organism, population, or process. Limiting Factors In Biology and Ecology ...
  • Limiting reagent: In a chemical reaction , the limiting reagent, also known as the "limiting reactant", is the substance which is totally consumed when the ...
  • Self-limiting: Self-limiting may refer to: Self-limiting (biology), an organism or colony of organisms which limits its own growth. Governor (device), used ...
  • Current limiting: Current limiting is the practice in electrical or electronic circuit s of imposing an upper limit on the current that may be delivered to ...

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'Limiting' example sentence in quotations


* I have come to the conclusion that the 22nd Amendment limiting the presidency to two terms was a mistake. Shouldn't the people have the right to vote for someone as many times as they want to vote for him - Ronald Reagan


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  • Limiting Dirk’s Minutes Requires Delicate ‘Balance’
    In 80 games played last season, only twice did Dirk play 24 minutes or less. He did so on Thursday night in a dominant, balanced team win over Utah. Read more on this news related to 'Limiting'
  • Limiting Malpractice Claims May Not Curb Costly Medical Tests
    Title: Limiting Malpractice Claims May Not Curb Costly Medical Tests Category: Health News Created: 10/15/2014 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 10/16/2014 12:00:00 AM Read more on this news related to 'Limiting'
  • Oklahoma Judge Lets Stand Law Limiting Drug-Induced Abortion
    An Oklahoma state judge refused to block a law restricting drug-induced abortions in a third defeat in the past week for abortion-rights advocates. Read more on this news related to 'Limiting'

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