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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. Variety TV reporter Elizabeth Wagmeister:

    Being on Disney Channel, ‘Girl Meets World’ had a devoted audience from the get-go because there are only so many kids' channels out there and young viewers consume pretty much everything that is thrown at them from Disney, though it's billed as a family show, Netflix isn't made solely for kids, so a wide-ranging audience can tune into ‘Fuller House,’ which theoretically can bring in more views, but also can alienate younger viewers….

  2. Ben Williamson:

    An end to SeaWorld's tawdry and circus-style performance is inevitable, but it's actually captivity that denies these far-ranging orca the opportunity to engage in behaviors that are natural and important to them.

  3. Michael:

    The purpose of parenting is to provide steady and wide-ranging opportunities for a child. The child does the rest.

  4. Van Duyne:

    Quite honestly the rhetoric that you are hearing fromthe far left, the progressive‘Squad’ is not helping, we’re making sure that theinvestigations are happening,finding out this motivation, how farthis is ranging and addressingthat.

  5. David Eggleston:

    We are finding amazing biological communities around the seeps, ranging from giant mussels that can be 100 to 200 years old or older, to giant tube worms that can be hundreds of years old as well, to a very strange-looking creature called a Chimeara, which is a distant cousin of sharks and rays.

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