The maximal total range is the distance an aircraft can fly between takeoff and landing, as limited by fuel capacity in powered aircraft, or cross-country speed and environmental conditions in unpowered aircraft.

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  1. A line or series of mountains, buildings, etc.
  2. A fireplace; a fire or other cooking apparatus; now specifically, a large cooking stove with many hotplates.
  3. Selection, array.
  4. An area for practicing shooting at targets.
  5. An area for military training or equipment testing.
  6. The distance from a person or sensor to an object, target, emanation, or event.
  7. Maximum range of capability (of a weapon, radio, detector, fuel supply, etc.).
  8. An area of open, often unfenced, grazing land.
  9. Extent or space taken in by anything excursive; compass or extent of excursion; reach; scope.
  10. The set of values (points) which a function can obtain.
  11. The length of the smallest interval which contains all the data in a sample; the difference between the largest and smallest observations in the sample.
  12. The defensive area that a player can cover.
  13. The scale of all the tones a voice or an instrument can produce.
  14. The geographical area or zone where a species is normally naturally found.
  15. A sequential list of iterators that are specified by a beginning and ending iterator.
  16. An aggregate of individuals in one rank or degree; an order; a class.
  17. The step of a ladder; a rung.
  18. A bolting sieve to sift meal.
  19. A wandering or roving; a going to and fro; an excursion; a ramble; an expedition.
  20. In the public land system, a row or line of townships lying between two succession meridian lines six miles apart.


  1. To travel (an area, etc); to roam, wander.
  2. To rove over or through.
    to range the fields
  3. To exercise the power of something over something else; to cause to submit , .
  4. To bring (something) into a specified position or relationship (especially, of opposition) with something else.
  5. (mathematics, computing; followed by over) Of a variable, to be able to take any of the values in a specified range.
  6. To classify.
    to range plants and animals in genera and species
  7. To form a line or a row.
    The front of a house ranges with the street.
  8. To be placed in order; to be ranked; to admit of arrangement or classification; to rank.
  9. To set in a row, or in rows; to place in a regular line or lines, or in ranks; to dispose in the proper order.
  10. To place among others in a line, row, or order, as in the ranks of an army; usually, reflexively and figuratively, to espouse a cause, to join a party, etc.
  11. To be native to, or live in, a certain district or region.
    The peba ranges from Texas to Paraguay.
  12. To separate into parts; to sift.
  13. To sail or pass in a direction parallel to or near.
    to range the coast

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