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bound

adjective accountable, answerable, called by duty, chargeable, committed, constrained, destined, engaged, forced, having no alternative, impelled, liable, necessitated, obligated, obliged, pledged, pressed by duty, required, responsible, restrained, tied, under a vow, under compulsion, under necessity, under obligation
Foreign phrases: Naturale est quidlibet dissolvi eo modo quo ligatur.It is natural for a thing to be unbound in the same way in which it was made binding. Nemo tenetur ad impossibile. No one is bound to do an impossibility. Quo ligatur, eo dissolvitur. By the same means by which a thing is bound, it is released.
See also: abate, abut, accountable, actionable, attached, barrier, boundary, circumscribe, condition, confine, definite, delimit, demarcate, detain, diminish, en route, enclose, encompass, end, frontier, hedge, include, indebted, limit, loyal, mete, palliate, periphery, qualify, responsible, restrain, restrict, shut, specialize, termination
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The natural enzyme is stabilized in part by the presence of bound calcium at two different sites, a high-affinity site (site A) and a weaker less specific binding site.
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Accurate and facile measurement of bound and free leptin concentrations could be an important tool in future studies of leptin physiology.
Conversely, Bybee (1969) found that Upward Bound had no impact on students' performance in science even though, in his study, the Upward Bound students received special lectures and support materials in science.
The experimental hydrogenated polymers derived from the SBRS (A through F) of table 2 were prepared and evaluated to answer two fundamental questions: How does a polymer bound antioxidant affect the physical properties and aging behavior of diimide-hydrogenated SBR rubber versus hydrogenated SBR without bound antioxidant?
E-HRP bound to the plasma membrane is developed using DAB; the DAB-based primary reaction product of peroxidase was used as an indication of the amount of E-HRP bound to the estrogen-binding sites.
Jesus says to the twelve), "Truly, I tell you, whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven" (Matt 18:18).
The Advance Group, a Bedminster, NJ-based commercial real estate development company, has announced a $30,000 donation to the Bound Brook, NJ relief efforts.
Bound presentation reports give documents a solid, professional appearance.