Limit

A limit can be:

  • Limit (mathematics):
    • Limit of a function
    • Limit of a sequence
    • One-sided limit
    • Limit superior and limit inferior
    • Limit of a net
    • Limit point
    • Limit (category theory)
    • Direct limit and Inverse limit
  • A constraint (mathematical, physical, economical, legal, etc.) in the form of an inequality, such as:
    • Chandrasekhar limit
    • Greisen–Zatsepin–Kuzmin limit
    • Budget constraint
    • Speed limit
    • Age of consent
  • An extreme value or boundary, such as:
    • The high-frequency limit of the hearing range
    • A limit order is a type of order to buy a security at no more (or sell at no less) than a specific price on an exchange.
  • Other uses, such as:
    • The Limit, a 1980s band
    • Limit (music), a way to characterize harmony
    • Limits (BDSM) are activities that a partner feels strongly about, and to which special attention must be paid.
    • limits.h, the header of a general purpose standard library of the C programming language
    • Els Límits, a village in the municipality of La Jonquera, Catalonia (Spain)
    • Limit, a manga by Keiko Suenobu

Famous quotes containing the word limit:

    Washington has seldom seen so numerous, so industrious or so insidious a lobby. There is every evidence that money without limit is being spent to sustain this lobby.... I know that in this I am speaking for the members of the two houses, who would rejoice as much as I would to be released from this unbearable situation.
    Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924)

    Today, the notion of progress in a single line without goal or limit seems perhaps the most parochial notion of a very parochial century.
    Lewis Mumford (1895–1990)

    Can you find out the deep things of God? Can you find out the limit of the Almighty?
    Bible: Hebrew, Job 11:7.