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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Limit  \Lim"it\  (l[i^]m"[i^]t),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Limited};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Limiting}.]  [F.  limiter,  L.  limitare,  fr 
  limes,  limitis  limit;  prob.  akin  to  limen  threshold,  E. 
  eliminate;  cf  L.  limus  sidelong.] 
  To  apply  a  limit  to  or  set  a  limit  for  to  terminate, 
  circumscribe,  or  restrict,  by  a  limit  or  limits;  as  to  limit 
  the  acreage  of  a  crop;  to  limit  the  issue  of  paper  money;  to 
  limit  one's  ambitions  or  aspirations;  to  limit  the  meaning  of 
  a  word 
 
  {Limiting  parallels}  (Astron.),  those  parallels  of  latitude 
  between  which  only  an  occultation  of  a  star  or  planet  by 
  the  moon,  in  a  given  case,  can  occur. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Limited  \Lim"it*ed\  (l[i^]m"[i^]t*[e^]d),  a. 
  Confined  within  limits;  narrow;  circumscribed;  restricted; 
  as  our  views  of  nature  are  very  limited. 
 
  {Limited  company},  a  company  in  which  the  liability  of  each 
  shareholder  is  limited  by  the  number  of  shares  he  has 
  taken  so  that  he  can  not  be  called  on  to  contribute 
  beyond  the  amount  of  his  shares.  [Eng.]  --Mozley  &  W. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  limited 
  adj  1:  small  in  range  or  scope;  "limited  war";  "a  limited  success"; 
  "a  limited  circle  of  friends"  [ant:  {unlimited}] 
  2:  subject  to  limits  or  subjected  to  limits  [syn:  {circumscribed}] 
  3:  including  only  a  part 
  4:  mediocre  [syn:  {modified}] 
  5:  not  excessive 
  6:  having  a  specific  function  or  scope;  "a  special  (or 
  specific)  role  in  the  mission"  [syn:  {special}] 
  7:  not  unlimited;  "a  limited  list  of  choices" 




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