Limiting

  • 1 Limiting — Limiting: Any process by which a specified characteristic (usually amplitude) of the output of a device is prevented from exceeding a predetermined value. Limiting can refer to non linear clipping, in which a signal is passed through normally but …

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  • 2 limiting — I adjective checking, circumscribing, close fitting, confining, constricting, containing, curbing, hampering, hindering, impeding, repressing, restraining, restricting, restrictive, stinting, suppressing II index binding, determinative,… …

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  • 3 limiting — [lim′it iŋ] adj. 1. that limits 2. Gram. designating or of any of a class of adjectives that limit or specify the range of application of the noun modified (Ex.: this, several, any) …

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  • 4 limiting — adjective 1 preventing any improvement or increase in something: limiting factor: A limiting factor in health care is the way resources are distributed. 2 informal preventing someone from developing and doing what they are interested in: The job… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 5 Limiting — 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 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 limiting — adjective Date: 1644 1. a. functioning as a limit ; restrictive < limiting value > b. being an environmental factor (as a nutrient) that limits the population size of an organism 2. serving to specify the application of the modified noun < this… …

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  • 7 limiting — lim|it|ing [ˈlımıtıŋ] adj 1.) preventing any improvement or increase in something ▪ A limiting factor in health care is the way resources are distributed. 2.) informal preventing someone from developing and doing what they are interested in ▪ The …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 limiting — / lɪmɪtɪŋ/ adjective which limits ● a limiting clause in a contract ● The short holiday season is a limiting factor on the hotel trade …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 9 limiting — / lɪmɪtɪŋ/ adjective which limits ● a limiting clause in a contract ● The short holiday season is a limiting factor on the hotel trade …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 10 limiting — /lim i ting/, adj. 1. serving to restrict or restrain; restrictive; confining. 2. Gram. of the nature of a limiting adjective or a restrictive clause. [1570 80; LIMIT + ING2] * * * …

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  • 11 limiting — adj. Limiting is used with these nouns: ↑factor …

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  • 12 limiting — lim|it|ing [ lımıtıŋ ] adjective preventing someone or something from developing or improving: The limiting factor, at this stage, is the amount of money available …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 limiting — UK [ˈlɪmɪtɪŋ] / US adjective preventing someone or something from developing or improving The limiting factor, at this stage, is the amount of money available …

    English dictionary

  • 14 limiting — /ˈlɪmətɪŋ/ (say limuhting) adjective of the nature of a limiting adjective or a restrictive clause …

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  • 15 limiting — ribojimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. limitation; limiting; restriction vok. Begrenzung, f rus. ограничение, n pranc. écrêtage, m; limitation, f …

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  • 16 limiting — I noun the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase • Syn: ↑modification, ↑qualifying • Derivationally related forms: ↑qualify (for: ↑qualifying), ↑ …

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  • 17 limiting — Synonyms and related words: altering, assuasive, bordering, borderline, boundary, bounding, caudal, claustral, coastal, conclusive, confining, cramping, defining, definitive, determinant, determinative, determining, enclosing, endmost, eventual,… …

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  • 18 limiting — n. restricting; curtailing; reducing adj. restricting; confining; reducing; delimiting, demarcating lim·it || lɪmɪt n. point at which something ends; edge, border, boundary; restriction, restraint v. create boundaries; restrict; reduce;… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 limiting — adj confining, restricting, restrictive, checking, curbing, limitative; constraining, binding, bounding, restraining, hampering, cramping; delimiting, delimitative, delimitating, fixing, circumscribing; provisional, provisory, modifying,… …

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  • 20 limiting — [ˈlɪmɪtɪŋ] adj preventing someone or something from developing or improving …

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