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English noun: demarcation

1. demarcation (location) the boundary of a specific area


Synonymsdemarcation line, limit


Broader (hypernym)bound, boundary, bounds


Narrower (hyponym)city limit, city limits, edge, lower limit, three-mile limit, upper limit

2. demarcation (cognition) a conceptual separation or distinction


SamplesThere is a narrow line between sanity and insanity.


Synonymscontrast, dividing line, line


Broader (hypernym)differentiation, distinction


Narrower (hyponym)point of no return, Rubicon









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