Something consigned; esp., a shipment of goods sent to a dealer for sale or safekeeping
The bailment of goods by their owner (the consignor) to another person (the consignee) to have the consignee sell the goods on behalf of the consignor in exchange for a portion of the proceeds or to deliver them to a designated recipient. See also consignee. The bailment of goods by their owner (the consignor) to another person (the consignee) to have the consignee sell the goods on behalf of the consignor in exchange for a portion of the proceeds or to deliver them to a designated recipient. See also consignee.
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 Ɛ, there exists a number ẟ such that | f(x)−L | < Ɛ if 0 < | x−a | < ẟ.
To confine within bounds; set a limit to; restrict; curb
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minutilla, the American stint, is darker, with olive feet, and ranges from the Arctic New World to Brazil.
Fred O'Connor, back from his second stint at the library and historical museum, was now poring over the newspaper and circling the Saturday garage sales in the classified ads.
To attain this end he lavished his gold - or rather the gold provided by the clergy in his obedience - without stint, and conceived a succession of the most adventurous projects, of which one at least was to leave a lasting mark on history.
The latter, often also called Ox-bird, Plover's Page, Purre and Stint, - names which it shares with some other species, - not only breeds commonly on many of the elevated moors of Britain, but in autumn resorts in countless flocks to the shores.
After hoeing, or perhaps reading and writing, in the forenoon, I usually bathed again in the pond, swimming across one of its coves for a stint, and washed the dust of labor from my person, or smoothed out the last wrinkle which study had made, and for the afternoon was absolutely free.