Associations to the word «Range»

Wiktionary

RANGE, noun. A line or series of mountains, buildings, etc.
RANGE, noun. A fireplace; a fire or other cooking apparatus; now specifically, a large cooking stove with many hotplates.
RANGE, noun. Selection, array.
RANGE, noun. An area for practicing shooting at targets.
RANGE, noun. An area for military training or equipment testing.
RANGE, noun. The distance from a person or sensor to an object, target, emanation, or event.
RANGE, noun. Maximum distance of capability (of a weapon, radio, detector, fuel supply, etc.).
RANGE, noun. An area of open, often unfenced, grazing land.
RANGE, noun. Extent or space taken in by anything excursive; compass or extent of excursion; reach; scope.
RANGE, noun. (mathematics) The set of values (points) which a function can obtain.
RANGE, noun. (statistics) The length of the smallest interval which contains all the data in a sample; the difference between the largest and smallest observations in the sample.
RANGE, noun. (sports) (baseball) The defensive area that a player can cover.
RANGE, noun. (music) The scale of all the tones a voice or an instrument can produce.
RANGE, noun. (ecology) The geographical area or zone where a species is normally naturally found.
RANGE, noun. (programming) A sequential list of iterators that are specified by a beginning and ending iterator.
RANGE, noun. An aggregate of individuals in one rank or degree; an order; a class.
RANGE, noun. (obsolete) The step of a ladder; a rung.
RANGE, noun. (obsolete) (UK) (dialect) A bolting sieve to sift meal.
RANGE, noun. A wandering or roving; a going to and fro; an excursion; a ramble; an expedition.
RANGE, noun. (US) (historical) In the public land system, a row or line of townships lying between two succession meridian lines six miles apart.
RANGE, noun. The scope of something, the extent which something covers or includes.
RANGE, verb. (intransitive) To travel over (an area, etc); to roam, wander. [from 15th c.]
RANGE, verb. (transitive) To rove over or through.
RANGE, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To exercise the power of something over something else; to cause to submit to, over. [16th-19th c.]
RANGE, verb. (transitive) To bring (something) into a specified position or relationship (especially, of opposition) with something else. [from 16th c.]
RANGE, verb. (intransitive) (mathematics) (computing) (followed by over) Of a variable, to be able to take any of the values in a specified range.
RANGE, verb. (transitive) To classify.
RANGE, verb. (intransitive) To form a line or a row.
RANGE, verb. (intransitive) To be placed in order; to be ranked; to admit of arrangement or classification; to rank.
RANGE, verb. (transitive) To set in a row, or in rows; to place in a regular line or lines, or in ranks; to dispose in the proper order.
RANGE, verb. (transitive) To place among others in a line, row, or order, as in the ranks of an army; usually, reflexively and figuratively, to espouse a cause, to join a party, etc.
RANGE, verb. (biology) To be native to, or live in, a certain district or region.
RANGE, verb. To separate into parts; to sift.
RANGE, verb. To sail or pass in a direction parallel to or near.
RANGE, verb. (baseball) Of a player, to travel a significant distance for a defensive play.
RANGE ANXIETY, noun. (automotive) The fear that a vehicle has insufficient range to reach its destination and would thus strand the vehicle's occupants, primarily used in reference to battery electric vehicles.
RANGE FINDER, noun. Alternative spelling of rangefinder
RANGE FINDERS, noun. Plural of range finder
RANGE HOOD, noun. An electrical kitchen device fitted over a cooker and connected to a flue designed to suck off any vapours from cooking.
RANGE OF MOTION, noun. The distance (linear or angular) that a movable object may normally travel while properly attached to another.
RANGE POLE, noun. A rod or pole, marked with alternating red and white bands, used by surveyors for sighting
RANGE POLES, noun. Plural of range pole

Dictionary definition

RANGE, noun. 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 of the law"; "in the political orbit of a world power".
RANGE, noun. The limits within which something can be effective; "range of motion"; "he was beyond the reach of their fire".
RANGE, noun. 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".
RANGE, noun. A series of hills or mountains; "the valley was between two ranges of hills"; "the plains lay just beyond the mountain range".
RANGE, noun. A place for shooting (firing or driving) projectiles of various kinds; "the army maintains a missile range in the desert"; "any good golf club will have a range where you can practice".
RANGE, noun. A variety of different things or activities; "he answered a range of questions"; "he was impressed by the range and diversity of the collection".
RANGE, noun. (mathematics) the set of values of the dependent variable for which a function is defined; "the image of f(x) = x^2 is the set of all non-negative real numbers if the domain of the function is the set of all real numbers".
RANGE, noun. The limit of capability; "within the compass of education".
RANGE, noun. A kitchen appliance used for cooking food; "dinner was already on the stove".
RANGE, verb. 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".
RANGE, verb. 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".
RANGE, verb. Have a range; be capable of projecting over a certain distance, as of a gun; "This gun ranges over two miles".
RANGE, verb. Range or extend over; occupy a certain area; "The plants straddle the entire state".
RANGE, verb. Lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line; "lay out the clothes"; "lay out the arguments".
RANGE, verb. Feed as in a meadow or pasture; "the herd was grazing".
RANGE, verb. Let eat; "range the animals in the prairie".
RANGE, verb. Assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide".

Wise words

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