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Definition for ranged (2 of 2)
- 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.
Origin of range
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Related formsnon·rang·ing, adjectivesub·range, nounun·rang·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for ranged
They ranged from yoga teacher-toned to affably soft around the edges.
The score ranged from zero to five, where five indicated the maximum strain on the two-state solution.
They shouted demands that ranged from “A Visa Regime for Central Asian and Caucuses migrants!”Neo-Nationalist Violence Targets Central Asians In Russia|Anna Nemtsova|November 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Hollywood's take on the Middle East wars has ranged from cerebral to resigned, but its latest is a classic triumphal war movie.
Comments on Twitter have ranged from the likes of “Morsi's wife is no Carla Bruni” to “I am so proud of the way Mrs. Morsi looks.”
Nobles and princes of the highest rank were, in all parts of Europe, ranged under either banner.Henry IV, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
He ranged himself against the wall, and in three minutes was sound asleep.The Scouts of the Valley|Joseph A. Altsheler
Before the men were taken to the various places of labor, they were ranged in single file, and their numbers called out.A Lover in Homespun|F. Clifford Smith
Together they ranged the forests beyond The Place in search of rabbits.Lad: A Dog|Albert Payson Terhune
The alarm was given, and the French, led by Joan, came out of the city and ranged themselves in front of their enemies.
British Dictionary definitions for ranged
- 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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Idioms and Phrases with ranged
see at close range.