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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. the boundary of a specific area;
[syn: limit, demarcation, demarcation line]

2. a conceptual separation or distinction;
- Example: "there is a narrow line between sanity and insanity"
[syn: line, dividing line, demarcation, contrast]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Demarcation \De`mar*ca"tion\, n. [F. d['e]marcation; pref. d['e]- (L. de) + marquer to mark, of German origin. See Mark.] The act of marking, or of ascertaining and setting a limit; separation; distinction. [1913 Webster] The speculative line of demarcation, where obedience ought to end and resistance must begin, is faint, obscure, and not easily definable. --Burke. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

68 Moby Thesaurus words for "demarcation": alteration, analysis, anatomization, atomization, ban, bar, barring, blockade, bounding, boycott, change, circling-in, circumscribing, circumscription, contradistinction, debarment, debarring, definition, delimitation, desynonymization, determination, differencing, differentiation, discrimination, disequalization, disjunction, distinction, distinctiveness, distinguishment, diversification, division, embargo, encincture, exception, exclusion, hairsplitting, inadmissibility, inclusion-exclusion, individualization, individuation, injunction, lockout, microscopic distinction, modification, narrowing, nice distinction, nonadmission, nuance, omission, particularization, personalization, preclusion, prohibition, rejection, relegation, repudiation, restriction, segregation, separation, severalization, severance, shade of difference, specialization, specification, subtle distinction, taboo, trichoschistism, variation




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