demark

verb

de·​mark di-ˈmärk How to pronounce demark (audio)
demarked; demarking; demarks

Examples of demark in a Sentence

the Connecticut River demarks the eastern edge of the state of Vermont
Recent Examples on the Web The county, which passed an emergency ordinance July 31 banning more than three people in a group in certain areas, placed signs and decals on sidewalks this week to demark six feet of separation between groups or individuals. Patricia Sullivan, Washington Post, 26 Aug. 2020 Instead of walls, various pods are demarked by the unique wall decoration — some functional, a lot of it just fun — hung by the staff that works on that particular team. Victoria McGrane, BostonGlobe.com, 19 Aug. 2019 Nicole Jaja’s lighting does a lot of work in setting tone and demarking scenes. Christine Pivovar, kansascity, 12 Aug. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1834, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of demark was in 1834

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“Demark.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/demark. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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