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- v. Present participle of outrange.
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The British 25-pounder was a fine gun, outranging the American 105 mm by 13,400 yards to 12,200, and was immensely valuable for “keeping heads down”.
After a rapid but critical inspection of the position held by Magruder, he hurried back to Richmond with a gloomy, grim report: The line was too long for the force that occupied it; engineering had been poor; superior Federal ordnance, outranging the antiquated smoothbore guns of the Confederates, could destroy the works at Yorktown and across the river at Gloucester Point.
In front of him lay a superior force of the enemy with guns far outranging his own obsolete muzzle-loaders, and during the afternoon disquieting rumours, which might be true, of another commando at Springfield had reached him.
The "Königsberg" stole up during the night, sheltered behind an island off the shore and, easily outranging the guns of the "Pegasus," shelled her helpless opponent.
No. The lesser sophotectic intellects, some of (hem outranging anything the human brain could conceive, took part in it, but they were not it, any more than cliffs and crags are the peak of a mountain.