- the horizontal direction or extension of a survey line established by two or more marked points.
- (in U.S. public-land surveys) one of a series of divisions numbered east or west from the principal meridian of the survey and consisting of a row of townships, each six miles square, that are numbered north or south from a base line.
- a large cleat for securing various lines, especially the tacks and sheets of courses.
- a length of anchor cable laid on deck.
verb (used with object), ranged, rang·ing.
verb (used without object), ranged, rang·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM rangenon·rang·ing, adjectivesubrange, nounun·rang·ing, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for range
Visitors can check in to centres of UrbanKisaan in Hyderabad and Bangalore and buy a range of vegetables.
Unlike macro-influencer, micro-influencers have a smaller reach in the range of 1,000-10,000 followers.
Civis Analytics, a top Democratic polling firm, tested a wide range of reform ideas complete with partisan framing to try to determine those popular enough to move forward on.
So the total costs could range from hundreds of millions of dollars to well above a billion per year.Suppressing fires has failed. Here’s what California needs to do instead.|James Temple|September 17, 2020|MIT Technology Review
It ranges everything from facial information, biometric characteristics, voice data, even down to the way that people walk and all of this information is, being poured into a vast database—which was also set up under the decree.Podcast: COVID-19 is helping turn Brazil into a surveillance state|Anthony Green|September 16, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The email appears to have been a relatively common attempt to gain personal information from a wide range of unwitting victims.
They just reflect the range of breeds that were used to create the Heck cattle in the first instance.
The Eighty-ninth Congress was potentially more fertile ground for the broad range of controversial programs on his dream agenda.
Bottom line is that it will only be a BVR [beyond visual range] airplane.
That means the F-35 will be almost entirely reliant on long-range air-to-air missiles.
It is the experience of such that the voice may be extended in its range in both directions at once.
It is ordinarily considered that the range of the speaking voice is very limited as compared with the singer's range.
And could it not be extended from its present limited range until it reached practically the whole adolescent community?The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Pitch corresponds to the range of the voice, and expresses affection or attraction.
That, and a range war that grew out of the killing, and some kind of a business deal just about broke them.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for range
- the maximum effective distance of a projectile fired from a weapon
- the distance between a target and a weapon
- (of a function) the set of values that the function takes for all possible argumentsCompare domain (def. 7a)
- (of a variable) the set of values that a variable can take
- (of a quantifier) the set of values that the variable bound by the quantifier can take
- an extensive tract of open land on which livestock can graze
- (as modifier)range cattle
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see at close range.