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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rangingadjective

    wandering freely

    "at night in bed...his slowly ranging thoughts...encountered her"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ranging

    of Range

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  1. Ranging

    Ranging is a process or method to determine the distance from one location or position to another location or position. Another term for this method is lateration. Further development led to cooperative systems, where both locations are equipped with respective apparatus and thus provide bilateral measuring and to multilateral measurement between a larger set of locations, see multilateration. Members in the class of active ranging systems operate with unilateral transmission and passive reflections, as ⁕SONAR, ⁕RADAR and ⁕LIDAR. Special ranging makes use of actively synchronized transmission and travel time measurements, hence the time difference between several received signals is used to determine exact distances. This principle is used with SatNav, the Satellite Navigation class of systems. In conjunction with a standardized model of the Globe surface a certain location on the Globe may be determined with high accuracy. Ranging methods without accurate time synchronization of the receiver are called pseudorange, used e.g. in GPS positioning. With other systems ranging is obtained from passive radiation measurements only, hence the noise or radiation signature of the object is generating the signal that is computed for range. However such asynchronous method requires multiple measurements to obtain range by taking multiple bearings instead of appropriate scaling of active pings, otherwise the system is just capable to provide a simple bearing from any sole measurement.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. ranging

    The process of establishing target distance. Types of ranging include echo, intermittent, manual, navigational, explosive echo, optical, radar, etc. See also spot.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. ranging

    The disposal of troops in proper order for an engagement, manœuvres, or march, etc.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ranging in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ranging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of ranging in a Sentence

  1. Greg King:

    Meme coins are a little distracting, but I guess it's part of the libertarian side of crypto, there will be a lot of tokens ranging from silly to serious and many in between.

  2. Kaela Bamberger:

    We are in the face of a mass extinction event, science tells us we are, that the implications of climate change are extremely wide-ranging and would cause mass suffering on a huge scale. The momentary inconvenience experienced by commuters has to be seen alongside the situation that were in.

  3. James Anderson:

    What happened in Afghanistan has solidified those views and moreover, on top of that they are trying to create a narrative that will promote America’s decline, there is a very wide ranging, comprehensive approach to displace the United States as pre-eminent world power, that includes stealing our technology, sowing divisions between the U.S. and its allies, campaigns to heighten political divisiveness in the US, the list goes on and on.

  4. Seema Kumar:

    It is important to know that in our study, stimulants had been used for only a fraction of a patient’s life, ranging between one and a half years to six years, it is not known if longer duration of stimulant treatment may alter the risk of obesity.

  5. Gary Ruskin:

    We are conducting a wide-ranging investigation into the collaboration between the food and agrichemical industries, their front groups and several U.S. universities.

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