confines confines  /ˈkɑn ˌfaɪnz/


  • (n) a bounded scope


  1. RSL: Open Cup win could extend home streak

    RSL: Open Cup win could extend home streak by Aaron Falk The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 11, 2013 11:27PM MDT Real Salt Lake has looked plenty comfortable lately. RSL has not had to play away from the friendly confines of Rio Tinto Stadium since before the calendar changed to June — a stretch of what will be six straight home games by the time the Seattle Sounders come to Utah next weekend ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  2. Google's War On Government Secrecy: A History Of Its Transparency Efforts

    Google's Larry Page and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg made adamant announcements on Friday that the government doesn't have back doors to their servers. The announcements were remarkably similar except Page was able to include this line: "Google has worked hard, within the confines of the current laws, to be open about the data requests we receive. We post this information on our Transparency ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Opera Mail becomes an independent application

    Recently uprooted from the comfortable confines of its browser, the Opera Mail app is now available as a standalone application. The company promises a leaner, meaner email client, but does it really deliver?…
    on June 11, 2013     Source:


  1. "It happened within the confines of the changing rooms, between the coach and me, in front of my team-mates and the staff," Anelka told newspaper France Soir. "That should never have come out of the changing rooms." "I don't know who...
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Nicolas Anelka Source:

  2. "There is credible information about ongoing plans of terrorists in Pakistan to carry out fresh attacks. The area of operation of these terrorists today extends far beyond the confines of Jammu and Kashmir and covers all parts of our country,"...
    on Aug 17, 2009 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Times of India

  3. "In the confines of that tiny space, the soldiers had no chance to escape," Bush said. "In that split-second decision, Private McGinnis lost his own life and saved his comrades."
    on Jun 2, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

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