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14 kind, sort.
15 tier, file.
25 align, rank.
26 array.
38 lie.

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Idioms for range

    in range, (of two or more objects observed from a vessel) located one directly behind the other.

Origin of range

First recorded in1350–1400; (noun) Middle English, from Old French renge “row,” derivative of renc “line”; see rank1; (verb) Middle English rangen, from Middle French ranger,Old French rengier, derivative of renc
1. Range, compass, latitude, scope refer to extent or breadth. Range emphasizes extent and diversity: the range of one's interests. Compass suggests definite limits: within the compass of one's mind. Latitude emphasizes the idea of freedom from narrow confines, thus breadth or extent: granted latitude of action. Scope suggests great freedom but a proper limit: the scope of one's activities; the scope of one's obligations. 36. See roam.
non·rang·ing, adjectivesubrange, nounun·rang·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for range

range
/ (reɪndʒ) /

noun

verb

C13: from Old French: row, from ranger to position, from renc line
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Medical definitions for range

range
[ rānj ]

n.

In statistics, the difference or interval between the smallest and largest values in a frequency distribution.
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Scientific definitions for range

range
[ rānj ]

The set of all values that a given function may have. Compare domain.
The difference between the smallest and largest values in a set of data. If the lowest test score of a group of students is 54 and the highest is 94, the range is 40.
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Idioms and Phrases with range

range

see at close range.

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