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frontier
used in Brave New World

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
the frontier of Tibet
Definition
an international boundary or a wilderness at the edge of a settled area
  • Ten minutes later they were crossing the frontier that separated civilization from savagery.
    p. 105.1
frontier = boundary
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2  —1 use as in:
the frontier of brain science
Definition
the most recent understandings and achievements in a changing field
  • ...against this instrumental background, a much more than human voice began to warble; now throaty, now from the head, now hollow as a flute, now charged with yearning harmonics, it effortlessly passed from Gaspard's Forster's low record on the very frontiers of musical tone to a trilled bat-note high above the highest C to which (in 1770, at the Ducal opera of Parma, and to the astonishment of Mozart) Lucrezia Ajugari, alone of all the singers in history, once piercingly gave utterance.
    p. 167.5
frontiers = most extreme limit
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