range-n; 9 Senses

Sense Number 1: a scale or span of some value with an upper and lower bound

Commentary: RANGE[+quantity][+span][+value][+between_bounds]
NOTE: implies values between two bounds

It is within the range of possibilities that a meteor could strike the earth.
The range of her singing voice is nearly four octaves.
After his stroke, the patient experienced a diminished range of motion in his left arm.
He earns in the range of two million dollars a year.
These orchids will grow in only a very narrow range of latitude near the equator.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 8

Sense Number 2: upper limit of operational distance of a projectile or vehicle

Commentary: RANGE[+quantity][+limit][+upper][+distance][+of_trajectory]

What is the range of this new model of jet fighter? (how far can it fly without refueling)
The satellite is no longer within radio range of the earth.
Those artillery guns have a range of over two miles.
I didn't want to come within range of where the baby could fling his breakfast cereal.
Forensics indicate the victim was shot with a 22-caliber pistol at a range of less than 3 feet.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: a tract of grassland, grazing lands

Commentary: RANGE[+location][+region][+geographical][+tract][+grassland]

We drove for miles through the flat open range of Wyoming.
Farmers have plowed under some of the range in order to grow corn and soybeans.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 4: a mountain chain or system

Commentary: RANGE[+entity][+structure][+geological][+group][+mountain]

The mountain range was covered in snow.
The hikers were lost in one of the most rugged ranges in the Rockies.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4

Sense Number 5: a designated place for shooting at targets

Commentary: RANGE[+location][+designated][+for_shooting][+target]

The police officers practice every week at a firing range.
John and Bob met at the driving range to practice hitting some golf balls.
A soldier was injured today during practice on the artillery range.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5

Sense Number 6: a variety, assortment of things

Commentary: RANGE[+quantity][+variety][+diversity]

We discussed a range of topics at the meeting.
This model of vacuum cleaner comes in a range of colors.
The patient has complained of a range of symptoms.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5

Sense Number 7: set of values of the dependent variable of a function

Commentary: RANGE[+entity][+abstract][+set][+value][+function][+mathematical]

The math instructor explained the domain and range of a function to the students.
The program encountered a runtime error because the enumerated value was out of range for the function.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 6

Sense Number 8: a stovetop, cooking appliance

Commentary: RANGE[+entity][+artifact][+appliance][+cooking][+stovetop]

Mary got a black range to match her other kitchen appliances.
This gas range has six burners and a griddle.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 9

Sense Number 9: the act of wandering, traversing a region

Commentary: RANGE[+activity][+traversing][+region][+wandering]

His poultry all have free range of a large fenced area, several acres in size.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 4