American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Designed for or limited to short distances: a short-range airliner.
- adj. Of or relating to the near future: short-range goals.
- adj. relating to the near future
- adj. limited to short distances
“He warned that Moscow would deploy short-range Iskander missiles in Kaliningrad, a Baltic Sea region bordering Poland, and place weapons in other areas in Russia's west and south to target US missile defence sites.”
“Samoa set up a series of short-range drives, just like the ones that had led to their try.”
“In his first six months, Bush shored up NATO's cohesion -- and Germany's place within the Alliance -- by deferring the contentious issue of short-range nuclear missiles and by advancing drastic cuts in conventional forces in Europe, over the objection of his Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.”
“Thanks to recent advances in polymer-tipped, spire-point bullets that are safe to use in tubular magazines, lever-action rifles — once generally considered to be short-range, big-woods specialists — are now as capable as many short-action bolt rifles.”
“According to it's military definition, an assult weapon is "a mid-power, selective rate-of-fire, short-range, weapon.”
“Gadhafi's forces remained active, firing off a short-range Scud missile Monday near Sirte, Gadhafi's hometown and one of the few remaining cities still under his control, said U.S. military officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss military operations.”
“John Stewart of HACAN Clear Skies, which campaigns to control the effects of aviation over London, thinks Heathrow could expand by handling larger planes for long-range flights, while high-speed trains would take over much of the short-range traffic.”
“He found it way too often, crucially with a short-range forehand when striving for a break at the start of the second set that would have dragged him back into the contest.”
“Meanwhile, South Korean media reported that North Korea test-fired a short-range missile on its eastern coast today.”
“Similar issue with other short-range wireless techs, such as Free Space Optics.”
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