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  1. range

    • IPA[rānj]


    • n.
      the area of variation between upper and lower limits on a particular scale;the scope of a person's knowledge or abilities
    • v.
      vary or extend between specified limits;place or arrange in a row or rows or in a specified order or manner
    • verb: range, 3rd person present: ranges, gerund or present participle: ranging, past tense: ranged, past participle: ranged

    • noun: range, plural noun: ranges

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    • 1. the area of variation between upper and lower limits on a particular scale the cost is thought to be in the range of $1-5 million a day it's outside my price range 同義詞 span, scope, compass, radius, scale, ... 更多
    • the scope of a person's knowledge or abilities he gave some indication of his range
    • the compass of a person's voice or a musical instrument she was gifted with an incredible vocal range
    • the extent of time covered by something such as a forecast.
    • the area or extent covered by or included in something an introductory guide to the range of debate this issue has generated
    • the set of values that a given function can take as its argument varies.
    • 2. a set of different things of the same general type the area offers a wide range of activities for the tourist 同義詞 assortment, variety, diversity, mixture, collection, ... 更多
    • 3. the distance within which something can be reached or perceived something lurked just beyond her range of vision
    • the maximum distance to which a gun will shoot or over which a missile will travel these rockets have a range of 30 to 40 miles a duck came within range
    • the maximum distance at which a radio transmission can be effectively received planets within radio range of Earth
    • the distance that can be covered by a vehicle or aircraft without refueling the vans have a range of 125 miles
    • the distance between a camera and the subject to be photographed handheld shots taken at extreme telephoto ranges can be pretty wobbly affairs
    • the horizontal direction and length of a survey line determined by at least two fixed points.
    • 4. a line or series of mountains or hills the coastal ranges of the northwest 同義詞 row, chain, sierra, cordillera, ridge, ... 更多
    • US a series of townships extending north and south parallel to the principal meridian of a survey.
    • a line defined by landmarks or beacons, used to locate something offshore, especially a navigable channel or a hazard.
    • 5. a large area of open land for grazing or hunting on dude ranches, tourists put on crisp new western gear to ride the range 同義詞 pasture, pasturage, pastureland, grass, grassland, ... 更多
    • an area of land or sea used as a testing ground for military equipment the cost of dealing with unexploded shells and bombs on former military ranges
    • an open or enclosed area with targets for shooting practice he went down to the ranges to practice shooting
    • the area over which a plant or animal is distributed the chimpanzee extensively overlaps the gorilla in its forest range
    • 6. an electric or gas stove with several burners and one or more ovens a wood-burning kitchen range 同義詞 stove, cooking stove, kitchen stove, trademarkAga
    • 7. a course of masonry extending from end to end at one height.
    • a row of buildings.
    • 8. archaic the direction or position in which something lies the range of the hills and valleys is nearly from north to south


    • 1. vary or extend between specified limits patients whose ages ranged from 13 to 25 years 同義詞 vary, fluctuate, differ, extend, stretch, ... 更多
    • 2. place or arrange in a row or rows or in a specified order or manner a table with half a dozen chairs ranged around it 同義詞 line up, align, draw up, put/set in order, order, ... 更多
    • run or extend in a line in a particular direction he regularly came to the benches that ranged along the path
    • 3. British place oneself or be placed in opposition to (a person or group) they were no match for the overwhelming forces ranged against them her family were ranged against him
    • 4. (of a person or animal) travel or wander over a wide area patrols ranged thousands of miles deep into enemy territory tribes who ranged the windswept lands of the steppe 同義詞 roam, rove, traverse, travel, journey, ... 更多
    • (of a person's eyes) pass from one person or thing to another his eyes ranged over them
    • (of something written or spoken) cover or embrace a wide number of different topics tutorials ranged over a variety of subjects
    • 5. obtain the range of a target by adjustment after firing past it or short of it, or by the use of radar or laser equipment radar-type transmissions which appeared to be ranging on our convoys
    • (of a projectile) cover a specified distance.
    • (of a gun) send a projectile over a specified distance.