[ noun ] a principle that limits the extent of something
"I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements"
Used in print(R. P. Jerrard, "Inscribed squares in plane curves"...)
Here , for the case of squares inscribed in plane curves , we remove the restriction to convexity and give certain other results .
[ noun ] the quality of being limited or restricted
"it is a good plan but it has serious limitations"
Used in print(Dan McLachlan, Jr., "Communication Networks and...)
Years ago this was true , but with the replacement of wires or runners by radio and radar ( and perhaps television ) , these restrictions have disappeared and now again too_much is heard .(U.S. Reports. Volume 366. Cases Adjudged in the...)
Du_Pont , he said , had proposed disenfranchisement of its General_Motors stock along with other restrictions on the du_Pont-General_Motors relationship .
[ noun ] (politics) an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)
Used in print(J. W. C. Hagstrom et al., "Debilitating muscular...)
Later , chlorothiazide and salt restriction became necessary to control the edema of chronic congestive failure .