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ranges, plural;
  1. Vary or extend between specified limits
    • - patients whose ages ranged from 13 to 25 years
  2. Place or arrange in a row or rows or in a specified order or manner
    • - a table with half a dozen chairs ranged around it
  3. Run or extend in a line in a particular direction
    • - he regularly came to the benches that ranged along the path
  4. (of a person or animal) Travel or wander over a wide area
    • - patrols ranged thousands of miles deep into enemy territory
    • - nomadic tribesmen who ranged the windswept lands of the steppe
  5. (of a person's eyes) Pass from one person or thing to another
    • - his eyes ranged over them
  6. (of something written or spoken) Cover or embrace a wide number of different topics
    • - tutorials ranged over a variety of subjects
  7. Obtain the range of a target by adjustment after firing past it or short of it, or by the use of radar or laser equipment
    • - radar-type transmissions which appeared to be ranging on our convoys
  8. (of a projectile) Cover a specified distance

  9. (of a gun) Send a projectile over a specified distance

  1. The area of variation between upper and lower limits on a particular scale
    • - the cost is thought to be in the range of $1-5 million a day
    • - it's outside my price range
  2. A set of different things of the same general type
    • - the area offers a wide range of activities for the tourist
  3. The scope of a person's knowledge or abilities
    • - he gave some indication of his range
  4. The compass of a person's voice or of a musical instrument
    • - she was gifted with an incredible vocal range
  5. The extent of time covered by something such as a forecast

  6. The area or extent covered by or included in something
    • - an introductory guide to the range of debate this issue has generated
  7. The set of values that a given function can take as its argument varies

  8. The distance within which something can be reached or perceived
    • - something lurked just beyond her range of vision
  9. The maximum distance at which a radio transmission can be effectively received
    • - planets within radio range of Earth
  10. The distance that can be covered by a vehicle or aircraft without refueling
    • - the vans have a range of 125 miles
  11. The maximum distance to which a gun will shoot or over which a missile will travel
    • - a duck came within range
    • - these rockets have a range of 30 to 40 miles
  12. The distance between a gun, missile, shot, or blow and its objective
    • - a dog sidled up to them, stopping just out of range of a kick
  13. The distance between a camera and the subject to be photographed

  14. The horizontal direction and length of a survey line determined by at least two fixed points

  15. A line or series of mountains or hills
    • - the coastal ranges of the northwest
  16. A series of townships extending north and south parallel to the principal meridian of a survey

  17. A line defined by landmarks or beacons, used to locate something offshore, esp. a navigable channel or a hazard

  18. A large area of open land for grazing or hunting

  19. An area of land or sea used as a testing ground for military equipment

  20. An open or enclosed area with targets for shooting practice

  21. The area over which a thing, esp. a plant or animal, is distributed

  22. An electric or gas stove with several burners and one or more ovens

  23. A course of masonry extending from end to end at one height

  24. A row of buildings

  25. The direction or position in which something lies
    • - the range of the hills and valleys is nearly from north to south

  1. change or be different within limits; "Estimates for the losses in the earthquake range as high as $2 billion"; "Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent"; "The instruments ranged from tuba to cymbals"; "My students range from very bright to dull"
  2. scope: an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; "a piano has a greater range than the human voice"; "the ambit of municipal legislation"; "within the compass of this article"; "within the scope of an investigation"; "outside the reach ...
  3. roll: move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"
  4. the limits within which something can be effective; "range of motion"; "he was beyond the reach of their fire"
  5. a large tract of grassy open land on which livestock can graze; "they used to drive the cattle across the open range every spring"; "he dreamed of a home on the range"
  6. have a range; be capable of projecting over a certain distance, as of a gun; "This gun ranges over two miles"
  7. The maximal total range is the distance an aircraft can fly between takeoff and landing, as limited by fuel capacity in powered aircraft, or cross-country speed and environmental conditions in unpowered aircraft.
  8. In biology, the range or distribution of a species is the geographical area within which that species can be found. Within that range, dispersion is variation in local density.
  9. In computer science, the term range may refer to one of two things: # The possible values that may be stored in a variable. # The upper and lower bounds of an array.
  10. If the process is furthermore isotropic, then variogram and semivariogram can be represented by a function of the distance only (Cressie 1993): The indexes or are typically not written. The terms are used for all three forms of the function. ...
  11. In music, the range of a musical instrument is the distance from the lowest to the highest pitch it can play. For a singing voice, the equivalent is vocal range. The range of a musical part is the distance between its lowest and highest note.
  12. In navigation and position fixing, a transit occurs when a navigator observes two fixed reference points that are in line with the navigator. This creates a position line. The intersection of two position lines tells the navigator his location.
  13. Line or series of mountains; A fireplace; a fire or other cooking apparatus; now specifically, a large cooking stove with many hotplates; Selection, array. ...
  14. (ranged) whose range can be adjusted
  15. (Ranged) combat/weapon - The term "Ranged" as used in our RPG is described as combat where the attacker does not make physical contact with the target. ...
  16. Ranged combat or an attack/effect that takes place over a distance.
  17. (Ranges) Between 18 and 25 bald eagles have been counted near the Connecticut River this spring.
  18. (Ranges) The shelves where library materials are kept in call number order. Also called stacks.
  19. (Ranging) Gunnery term dealing with calculating elevation at which a shell will hit a certain target. *
  20. (Ranging) Term used when a new product is listed to define which stores will stock the item - also known as Item Distribution
  21. (Ranging) The process of automatically adjusting transmit levels and time offsets of individual modems, in order to make sure the bursts coming from different modems line up in the right timeslots and are received at the same power level at the CMTS.
  22. (Ranging) using a range finder to determine the distance an animal or area is away.
  23. The price span during a given trading session, week, month, year, etc.
  24. The difference between the highest and lowest price of a future recorded during a given trading session.
  25. A measurement, used in the government survey system, consisting of a strip of land six miles wide, running in a north-south direction.