# boundary

## Meaning

### Noun

• The dividing line or location between two areas.
• The bounds, confines, or limits between immaterial things .
• An edge or line marking an edge of the playing field.
• 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.
• The set of points in the closure of a set $S$, not belonging to the interior of that set.

## Origin

• bound + -ary, Old French, from Latin.

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