Definition of Restriction

1. Noun. A principle that limits the extent of something. "I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements"

Exact synonyms: Limitation
Generic synonyms: Regulation, Rule
Specialized synonyms: Narrowness, Quantification, Restraint
Derivative terms: Limit, Limit



2. Noun. An act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation).
Exact synonyms: Limitation
Generic synonyms: Regulating, Regulation
Specialized synonyms: Load-shedding, Arms Control, Hold-down, Freeze, Clampdown
Derivative terms: Limit, Limit, Restrict, Restrict, Restrict

3. Noun. The act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary). "The restriction of the infection to a focal area"
Exact synonyms: Confinement
Generic synonyms: Restraint
Specialized synonyms: Classification, Specification, Stipulation, Circumscription, Constraint
Derivative terms: Restrict

Definition of Restriction

1. n. The act of restricting, or state of being restricted; confinement within limits or bounds.

Definition of Restriction

1. Noun. The act of restricting, or the state of being restricted. ¹

2. Noun. A regulation or limitation that restricts. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Restriction

1. striction [n -S] - See also: striction

Medical Definition of Restriction

1. 1. The process with which foreign DNA that has been introduced into a prokaryotic cell becomes ineffective. 2. A limitation. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Restriction

restress
restressed
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restressing
restretch
restretched
restretches
restretching
restricken
restrict
restricted
restricted function
restricted functions
restrictedly
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restriction (current term)
restriction-site polymorphism
restriction endonuclease
restriction enzyme
restriction enzyme cutting site
restriction enzymes
restriction fragment
restriction length polymorphism
restriction map
restriction mapping
restriction methylation
restriction nuclease
restriction site
restrictionary

Literary usage of Restriction

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Law of Combinations, Monopolies and Labor Unions by Frederick Hale Cooke (1909)
"restriction upon competition as resulting from acts of individuals.—As already seen, a restriction upon competition may result from an act of government. ..."

2. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"(XI) Schematic representation of the effects of caloric restriction on mitogenic ... Caloric restriction decreases these parameters (ß) in young rodents but ..."

3. Old Virginia and Her Neighbours by John Fiske (1897)
"It is worthy of note that a similar restriction ... But still worse, in summoning to the assembly the members who had restriction . „_„ .. * _,. ..."

4. Old Virginia and Her Neighbours by John Fiske (1897)
"Ihis restriction was not accomplished by legislation ; it must have been a sheer ... It is worthy of note that a similar restriction of suffrage had just ..."

5. Old Virginia and Her Neighbours by John Fiske (1897)
"Ihis restriction was not accomplished by legislation ; it must have been a sheer ... It is worthy of note that a similar restriction of suffrage had just ..."

6. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1820)
"The preamble of the last bill stated that various unforeseen circumstances rendered the continuance of the restriction necessary, and the nation had been ..."

7. A History of Commerce by Clive Day (1907)
"The government by this restriction made it easier to protect the ships at sea, ... restriction of the market by the discouragement of emigration. ..."

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