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[shawrt-reynj] /ˈʃɔrtˈreɪndʒ/
having a limited extent, as in distance or time:
a short-range shot; a short-range plan.
Origin of short-range
1865-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for short-range
  • We don't notice them in everyday life because they are short-range, extending over only tiny distances smaller than an atom.
  • But a couple of trends suggest that there may indeed be a growing market for relatively short-range electric cars.
  • If not, equip the plane with ongoing weather data from satellites rather than depend on short-range radar on the plane.
  • Our forecasting home page has more on both long-term and short-range forecasting.
  • It's a relatively simple operation, with relatively short-range effects.
  • Meanwhile, short-range and satellite transmissions are multiplying.
British Dictionary definitions for short-range


of small or limited extent in time or distance: a short-range forecast, a short-range gun
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