Loughner would have been limited to 10 rounds, which means that many lives in Arizona would have been saved.
The Guard will concentrate its resources on carrying out this limited mission.
He also limited property tax relief to owners of homes valued at $1.5 million or more.
The recent study also found that the rewards of disagreeableness for women are limited—far more so than for men.
Back in the day, it was railroads like the Fast Mail, the Wolverine, and the Twentieth Century limited that serviced the station.
“That is the ‘limited,’ across the platform,” explained Rod politely.
Kate's nature was limited; part of her graceful equipoise was narrowness.
The glass here is limited in extent but very delicate and charming.
Not the Trinity should come first to powers so limited as mine—but God.
If my bride is to become a corporation with limited liability, somebody else can go in ahead of me.
1550s, past participle adjective from limit (v.); as a stand-alone for limited express train, by 1883. Limited edition is from 1920; limited monarchy from 1640s; limited war is from 1948. In British company names, Limited (abbrev. Ltd.), 1855, is short for limited liability company, one in which the liability of partners is limited, usually to the amount of their capital investment.
c.1400, "boundary, frontier," from Old French limite "a boundary," from Latin limitem (nominative limes) "a boundary, limit, border, embankment between fields," related to limen "threshold." Originally of territory; general sense from early 15c. Colloquial sense of "the very extreme, the greatest degree imaginable" is from 1904.
limit lim·it (lĭm'ĭt)
The point, edge, or line beyond which something cannot or may not proceed.
A confining or restricting object, agent, or influence.
The greatest or least amount, number, or extent allowed or possible.
To confine or restrict within a boundary or bounds.
To fix definitely; to specify.
A number or point for which, from a given set of numbers or points, one can choose an arbitrarily close number or point. For example, for the set of all real numbers greater than zero and less than one, the numbers one and zero are limit points, since one can pick a number from the set arbitrarily close to one or zero (even though one and zero are not themselves in the set). Limits form the basis for calculus, where a number L is defined to be the limit approached by a function f(x) as x approaches a if, for every positive number ε, there exists a number δ such that |f(x)-L| < ε if 0 < |x-a| < δ.