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Definition of "bounding" []

  • Present participle of bound. (verb)
  • The use of fire protection products within limits determined by scientific tests. (noun)
  • A boundary. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "bounding" in a sentence
  • "It was upon a beautiful autumn evening, at that glad period of the season when the harvest yields its abundance, that two figures were seen sauntering along the banks of the winding river, which I described as bounding the farm occupied by Heathcote; they had been, as the rods and landing-nets which they listlessly carried went to show, plying the gentle, but in this case not altogether solitary craft of the fisherman."
  • "The overhand watch & bounding is a result of WWII and not really used a whole lot now."
  • "So we were delighted, thrilled, taken aback, and absolutely breathless in bounding up to the stage to make a 60 second thank you."