Definitions for "Limiting"
Restricting the matches made during a computer search by adding other criteria to the search terms. If you were searching for materials on physics, you could limit yourself to only books published after 1980. This would be limiting by format and by date.
Retrieves records which meet certain criteria: date, language, type of publication.
Database feature that allows you to search for words that occur in a particular field (or part) of the database record (such as the URL, title, subject heading, etc.) or to narrow search results by some other criteria (domain, geography, language, etc.).
Where an audio signal is not allowed to have excursions beyond a certain point, either positive or negative. This can be done either deliberately, as with a limiter, or accidentally where the signal is clipped and therefore distorts.
A circuit is limiting when a signal amplitude is limited (clipped or compressed) at a predetermined power level
To keep a signal within given presets. This contrasts with a compressor which lets the level to continue increasing, but at a more gradual rate after exceeding the preset level.
the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase
restricting the scope or freedom of action
strictly limiting the reference of a modified word or phrase; "the restrictive clause in `Each made a list of the books that had influenced him' limits the books on the list to only those particular ones defined by the clause"