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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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'These three organisations took the initial risk in trying to establish the operation here, so deserve much of the credit; in addition, the private sector and our extremely committed patron, H H Sayyid Faisal bin Turki al Said, has played a pivotal role in our growth,' said Suleiman al Harthy, board chairman, Outward Bound Oman.
Medications that are highly bound and have high clearance rates may be affected.
Each line of the matrix M displays a microstates configuration through a sequence of zeroes in those positions where the sites of multidentate macromolecule are not occupied by a ligand, and with a sequence of ones in those positions where the sites are bound to the ligand.
Its advantage is that the method directly measures the heat signal associated with the binding process and thereby avoids the need to partition the free and bound ligands.
The existence of the bound compels the agent to compare
Conversely, if G is k-regular, it is not difficult to check that [rho](G) attains the upper bound by direct calculation.
These are pretty expensive when compared with standard cardboard cover sets, a hardcover can cost between $4 and $6 each, but there's no dewing that documents and presentations that are bound in one of these hard-covers makes an impression.
UEA- 1 bound to shellfish tissues, but only at high concentration (50 [micro]g/mL), whereas 2 other lectins, DBA and HPA, bound at a lower concentration (1 [micro]g/mL) (Table 3).
What's more, our plan also provides all South Bound Brook residents with near-complete access to the canal for the first time in almost a century."
The identification of the PSP binding protein has enabled Procyon scientists to develop new simple blood tests that specifically measure the free form of PSP94 (unbound to binding proteins) and the total form of PSP94 (bound and unbound to binding proteins) as well as the total PSP94 binding protein.
For example, a bound volume may need to be scanned using a book scanner with the appropriate cradle or by using a device for face-up scanning at an angle with a digital camera.
78-197, the Service stated that it would treat the proceeds from a charitable contribution followed by a redemption of a donee's stock, under facts similar to Palmer, 62TC 684 (1974), as donor income if the donee is legally bound or can be compelled by the corporation to surrender the shares for redemption.