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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 product is bound internally, adjacent to the sheet, with its polar groups coordinated by two main-chain amides and by the buried side-chains of Arg 76 and Glu 155.
Murine and human leptin appear to be nearly equally potent physiologically (23-25), and therefore murine leptin should be effective in replacing human leptin in bound form if the immunoreactivity truly represents reversible binding.
Students participating in Upward Bound are selected for the program because they are considered to have academic potential but need additional academic support to reach their true capabilities.
As mentioned previously, this difference is most likely due to its slightly lower saturation level (83%) and not due to the presence of the bound antioxidant.
The ultimate question for Matthew is not simply "on what basis is the law to be bound or loosed" but "who has the authority to do this.
College Bound does everything in their power to get you into a four- year institution,'' Amelin said.
Mayor Frank Gilley said, "It has truly been an honor to have The Advance Group as part of our Bound Brook community.
Compared with the furosemide serum binding at a low molar ratio of oleate to albumin (comparable with that observed in resting healthy subjects), the binding of furosemide to serum protein was inhibited when four or more oleate molecules were bound to one albumin molecule.
Outward Bound staff continued to offer assistance to SAR when their quick response team arrived on foot at the scene later on the morning of May 26.
For most students, Upward Bound opens up a chance at higher education that otherwise would have been financially impossible.
Outward Bound, the 45 year-old national non-profit, experiential education organization, announced today that Anthony J.
The team genetically altered viruses so that the protein coat along the length of each microbe was covered with peptides that bound either zinc sulfide or cadmium sulfide.