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noun ambit, area, arena, boundaries, bounds, breadth, compass, distance, earshot, extent, field, gamut, genus, hearing, limit, line, perimeter, power, reach, scope, space, span, sphere, stretch, sweep
See also: aptitude, area, arrange, capacity, chain, circuit, classify, course, coverage, degree, direction, extent, file, fix, gamut, hierarchy, jurisdiction, latitude, magnitude, perambulate, province, prowl, purview, region, scene, scope, sort, space, sphere

RANGE. This word is used in the land laws of the United States to designate the order of the location of such lands, and in patents from the United States to individuals they are described as being within a certain range.

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The influence of management methods on seedings of perennials in the annual range area.
During 2004-2009, using data rounded to thousands, the annual range of published sepsis-related mortality estimates based on administrative codes (range = 168,000-381,000) was 15% to 140% higher than annual estimates generated using death certificates (multiple causes) for those years (range = 146,000-159,000) (Figure 1).
The sample of two satellite-collared cows monitored in 1995-97 and 2001-05 is too small to estimate fidelity over these years; however, we note that their summer and annual range-use patterns are consistent with the annual range for this herd defined in the 1970s and 1980s by Heard (1983).
For example, pre-retiree deductibiles have increased by 50%, to an average of $1,217 annually, since 2009, though the rate of cost-sharing has increased in the 3% annual range for retirees.
In the period of increase of the duration of blocking processes there were essential positive abnormal temperature in summer and abnormal negative abnormal temperature in winter observed, which led to the growth of the annual range of the air temperature.
Seasonal influences are magnified by the proximity of land, which brings with it an increased annual range in atmospheric temperatures and a concentration of freshwater supply through river runoff.
The city advertised the job as having an annual range of $65,000 to $75,000.
Premium growth rates are no longer in the 15% to 20% annual range that were the envy of the insurance world in recent years.
Memory prices will continue to fall in the 40% to 50% annual range, which will help to broaden the use of devices that use flash memory.
Dr Grove said: "Though often discussed under the banner term of 'global warming', what we see in many areas of the world today is in fact an increased annual range of temperatures and conditions; this means in particular that third world human populations, many living in what are already marginal environments, will face ever more difficult situations.
But the birds' earlier nesting site was located near the post's artillery impact area and remains pristine prairie due to annual range fires that burn back intrusive plants like scotch broom and Douglas fir.
The social highlight of the year for many semi-rural areas is the annual range of activities associated with the local agricultural show and St Clears is no exception.

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