Associations to the word «Limit»


LIMIT, noun. A restriction; a bound beyond which one may not go.
LIMIT, noun. (mathematics) A value to which a sequence converges. Equivalently, the common value of the upper limit and the lower limit of a sequence: if the upper and lower limits are different, then the sequence has no limit (i.e., does not converge).
LIMIT, noun. (mathematics) Any of several abstractions of this concept of limit.
LIMIT, noun. (category theory) Given diagram F : J → C, a cone (L, φ) from L ∈ Ob(C) to F is the limit of F if it has the universal property that for any other cone (N, ψ) from N ∈ Ob(C) to F there is a unique morphism u : N → L such that for all X ∈ Ob(J), \( \phi_X \circ u = \psi_X \).
LIMIT, noun. (poker) Short for fixed limit.
LIMIT, noun. The final, utmost, or furthest point; the border or edge.
LIMIT, noun. (obsolete) The space or thing defined by limits.
LIMIT, noun. (obsolete) That which terminates a period of time; hence, the period itself; the full time or extent.
LIMIT, noun. (obsolete) A restriction; a check or curb; a hindrance.
LIMIT, noun. (logic) (metaphysics) A determining feature; a distinguishing characteristic.
LIMIT, adjective. (poker) Being a fixed limit game.
LIMIT, verb. (transitive) To restrict; not to allow to go beyond a certain bound.
LIMIT, verb. (mathematics) (intransitive) To have a limit in a particular set.
LIMIT, verb. (obsolete) To beg, or to exercise functions, within a certain limited region.
LIMIT CYCLE, noun. (systems theory) A closed trajectory in phase space of a dynamical system having the property that at least one other trajectory spirals into it either as time approaches infinity or as time approaches minus-infinity.
LIMIT DOWN, noun. (finance) Condition in which the market price of a commodity has fallen by the maximum daily amount permitted by the exchange.
LIMIT INFERIOR, noun. The infimum of the set of accumulation points of a given sequence or set.
LIMIT ORDINAL, noun. (set theory) An ordinal number which is neither zero nor a successor of an ordinal.
LIMIT POINT, noun. (mathematics) (analysis) (of a set) a point which lies in the closure of A\{x} of a set A.
LIMIT POINTS, noun. Plural of limit point
LIMIT SITUATION, noun. Any of certain situations in which a human being is said to have differing experiences from those arising from ordinary situations.
LIMIT SITUATIONS, noun. Plural of limit situation
LIMIT SUPERIOR, noun. The supremum of the set of accumulation points of a given sequence or set.
LIMIT UP, noun. (finance) Condition where the price of the commodity has risen by the maximum daily amount permitted by the exchange.

Dictionary definition

LIMIT, noun. The greatest possible degree of something; "what he did was beyond the bounds of acceptable behavior"; "to the limit of his ability".
LIMIT, noun. Final or latest limiting point.
LIMIT, noun. As far as something can go.
LIMIT, noun. The boundary of a specific area.
LIMIT, noun. The mathematical value toward which a function goes as the independent variable approaches infinity.
LIMIT, noun. The greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed; "there are limits on the amount you can bet"; "it is growing rapidly with no limitation in sight".
LIMIT, verb. Place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends".
LIMIT, verb. Restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day".
LIMIT, verb. Decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters".

Wise words

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