confines


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms, Wikipedia.
References in periodicals archive ?
He was quick to respond that after September their pupils, up to year 11, will indeed be kept within the confines of the school during the day.
Bawa spent the next 40 years developing a direction for himself which was never rigid, and which became a humanist architecture with an influence well beyond the confines of Sri Lanka.
Her goal: to create a place for lesbian art that breaks free from its typical marginal confines.
The dot confines electrons to a region within a thin layer of a semiconductor or metal.
Isaac Newton, defining nature's forces in the stark confines of mathematical equations, spurned centuries of worship.
In Slonem's recent paintings, birds - symbols of the human soul - point to the need to create a space for the spiritual and to the increasingly narrow confines that it inhabits.