A range of things is a number of different things of the same general kind.
e.g. A wide range of colours and patterns are available...
e.g. The two men discussed a range of issues...
A range is the complete group that is included between two points on a scale of measurement or quality.
e.g. The average age range is between 35 and 55.
e.g. ...properties available in the price range they are looking for.
The range of something is the maximum area in which it can reach things or detect things.
e.g. The 120mm mortar has a range of 18,000 yards...
e.g. The trees on the mountains within my range of vision had all been felled...
If things range between two points or range from one point to another, they vary within these points on a scale of measurement or quality.
e.g. They range in price from $3 to $15.
e.g. ...offering merchandise ranging from the everyday to the esoteric.
If a piece of writing or speech ranges over a group of topics, it includes all those topics.
e.g. The conversation ranged over the desirability of such restaurants, the shortcomings of men, and why it had only taken 15 minutes to cross a continent.
If people or things are ranged somewhere, they are arranged in a row or in lines.
e.g. Some 300 trees have been ranged along the perimeter hedge...
e.g. More than 1,500 police and troops are ranged against them.
If animals or people range somewhere, they move around in a place without having a particular destination in mind.
e.g. Feeding is not a problem because the birds range over such a large area...
e.g. They range widely in search of carrion.
A range of mountains or hills is a line of them.
e.g. ...the massive mountain ranges to the north.
e.g. ...an impressive range of hills topped with trees.
A range is a large area of open land, especially land in the United States where cattle are kept.
A rifle range or a shooting range is a place where people can practise shooting at targets.
e.g. It reminds me of my days on the rifle range preparing for duty in Vietnam.
e.g. ...an Army firing range.
A range or kitchen range is an old-fashioned metal cooker.
A range or kitchen range is a large metal device for cooking food using gas or electricity. A range consists of a grill, an oven, and some gas or electric rings.
in BRIT, usually use 英国英语通常用 cooker
13. see also: free-range
If something is in range or within range, it is near enough to be reached or detected. If it is out of range, it is too far away to be reached or detected.
e.g. Cars are driven through the mess, splashing everyone in range.
e.g. ...a base within range of enemy missiles...
If you see or hit something at close range or from close range, you are very close to it when you see it or hit it. If you do something at a range of half a mile, for example, you are half a mile away from it when you do it.
e.g. He was shot in the head at close range...
e.g. McCoist knocked the ball in from close range.
名词范围; 射程; 类别; (山脉，房屋等的)排列
不及物动词搜索; 变化; 延伸; 漫游
及物动词排列; (按一定位置或顺序)排序; 把…分类; 徘徊
1. in the range of : 在...范围之内;
2. in range with : 和...并列;
3. range oneself : 安定下来;
1. The cards were ranged in alphabetical order.
1. The road ranges westward from the lake.
1. The library has ranges of books in perfect order.
2. What is the range of this telescope?