- 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.
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synonym study for range
OTHER WORDS FROM rangenon·rang·ing, adjectivesubrange, nounun·rang·ing, adjective
How to use range in a sentence
Musically, Be is pure pop, all the way down — a loudly retro mix of pop sounds ranging from frothy to funky, melancholic to mellow, filtered through a lens of determined positivity.BTS’s new album is sublime comfort pop for the soul in lockdown|Aja Romano|November 20, 2020|Vox
For example, insects are useful for an extraordinary range of lessons, from metamorphosis to diversity.Insects can be the ultimate teaching tool for kids|By Kawahara, Ennes & Markee/The Conversation|November 20, 2020|Popular-Science
Though manufacturers can get their products labeled “eco-friendly” through a huge range of certification programs, “it’s kind of like the wild west,” Bateman said.Trying to shop sustainably? Here’s what you need to consider.|Sarah Kaplan|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
While terms of that deal were not disclosed, top League players have been known to make salaries ranging as high as seven figures and a recent valuation placed TSM’s worth at $400 million.
Clouds may increase a bit later in the night, halting the fall in low temperatures to around the upper 30s to mid-40s range.D.C.-area forecast: Mainly clear skies plus warmer temperatures today and tomorrow|A. Camden Walker|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Many of the nearly two dozen charges carry sentences ranging up to life in prison.
The characters you play on the show are extremely diverse—ranging from a cocaine-rattled rich boy to an ornery Jewish grandpa.
He then traipsed around the district dispensing “investments” ranging from $50,000 to $500,000 to local companies.The Rise and Fall of Chris Hughes and Sean Eldridge, America’s Worst Gay Power Couple|James Kirchick|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
First up is the larger wash still, its capacity ranging from 25,000 to 30,000 liters.
For fees ranging upward of $100, the officiant is the person who makes a prison marriage happen.
It succeeds best in a deep rich loam in a climate ranging from forty to fifty degrees of latitude.
Havana cigars have as many distinct flavors as there are colors of the leaf, ranging from very mild to very strong.
After curing, the leaves show a variety of colors ranging from dark brown to light yellow or straw color.
We saw many fine English country-seats, ranging from old, castellated structures to apparently modern mansions.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
For visual observation the Crossley telescope is provided with seven eyepieces, with powers ranging from 620 downward.Photographs of Nebul and Clusters|James Edward Keeler
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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Other Idioms and Phrases with range
see at close range.