- 1A boundary separating two countries or areas.More example sentences
- By drawing borderlines separating the yellow/red areas and surrounding blue areas, we obtained three major categories of genes.
- He entertained in fact far-reaching plans to build an advanced high-tech fence along the future borderline in order to separate effectively the two populations from each other.
- But surely you understand that it is impossible to control the entire borderline at all times.
- 1.1A division between two distinct or opposite things: the borderline between ritual and customMore example sentences
- I like that: revel in your glorious failures, dance on the borderline between success and disaster, because that is where your next breakthrough will come from.
- Bar owners complain of unfair business when they are located on the borderline between smoking and non-smoking.
- It was an enjoyable and memorable night on the borderline of Galway and Mayo.
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- Only just acceptable in quality or as belonging to a category: references may be requested in borderline casesMore example sentences
marginal, indefinite, uncertain, unsure, unsettled, undecided, up in the air, doubtful, open to doubt, problematic, indeterminate, unclassifiable, ambivalent, equivocal; questionable, open to question, disputable, debatable, arguable, controversial, contentious, moot• informal iffyBritish • informal dodgy
- Another explanation of the findings could be that borderline dementia subjects might have lower leisure activity as a result of early disease.
- I have been told that I am borderline dangerously overweight.
- During long stretches of borderline freezing temperatures when the frost line neither advances nor recedes, water is continually drawn up to the ice lens where it freezes.