Extent of perception, knowledge, experience, or ability. The area or sphere in which an activity takes place. The full extent covered: within the range of possibilities. An amount or extent of variation: a wide price range. Music The gamut of tones that a voice or instrument is capable of producing. Also called compass. The maximum extent or distance limiting operation, action, or effectiveness, as of a projectile, aircraft, radio signal, or sound. The maximum distance that can be covered by a vehicle with a specified payload before its fuel supply is exhausted. The distance between a projectile weapon and its target. A place equipped for practice in shooting at targets. Aerospace A testing area at which rockets and missiles are launched and tracked. An extensive area of open land on which livestock wander and graze. The geographic region in which a plant or animal normally lives or grows. The act of wandering or roaming over a large area. Mathematics The set of all values a given function may take on. Statistics The difference or interval between the smallest and largest values in a frequency distribution. A class, rank, or order: The candidate had broad support from the lower ranges of the party. An extended group or series, especially a row or chain of mountains. One of a series of double-faced bookcases in a library stack room. A north-south strip of townships, each six miles square, numbered east and west from a specified meridian in a U.S. public land survey. A stove with spaces for cooking a number of things at the same time. To arrange or dispose in a particular order, especially in rows or lines. To assign to a particular category; classify. To align (a gun, for example) with a target. To determine the distance of (a target). To be capable of reaching (a maximum distance).