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Noun
The outside limit of an object, area, or surface
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“From this plateau, the cleaner lines of the southwest ridge continue to the summit, forming the border of the south face on its left side.”
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A line separating two countries, administrative divisions, or other areas
“Yet a troubling increase has come by way of the Black Sea, which borders Bulgaria on the East, and the Danube River, which forms its northern border with Romania.”
Noun
An ornamental or decorative border
“The goddess on the right wears a girdle round the waist and a border on her skirt, which are characteristic of the same period.”
Noun
A strip of ground, typically where flowers or shrubs are grown
“These tall shrubs are as showy as the flowers in the border, but the effect is quite different.”
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A point or place where a check is performed, especially a point along a road or on a frontier where travellers are stopped for inspection
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Iron curtain
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A decorative design or pattern
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The part of the land adjoining or near the sea
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Remote station
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A row of closely planted bushes or trees forming a hedge
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A hardened layer, coating, or deposit on the surface of something
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A long, narrow band or strip differing in colour or texture from the surface on either side of it
Verb
To surround or hem in
“He decided to build a barricade that would border the entire northern frontier of his empire.”
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To lie on, or adjacent to, a border
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“Their grazing areas also border a National Park.”
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To provide (something) with a decorative edge
“Crush some peanuts and border the cake with it.”
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To delineate or mark with a border
Border the image with a full color, which can be adjusted for width, saturation and hue.”
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To mark out the boundary or limits of
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To come close in quantity or quality
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Adjective
All around or nearby a particular place or thing
Adjective
Further from the middle
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