from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of various kinds of instruments for ascertaining by sight the range of an object from the point of observation.


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  • It was a similar story in the second and when Jackiewicz finally slipped Brook's slick range-finder to get inside, he received a right hook to the temple for his troubles.

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  • A range-finder and a scope with multiple aiming points has increased my ability to cleanly take animals at a greater distance than before, which is a great aid in the wide expanses of the West ...

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  • Regarding the Google van "Sick" box, Pretty sure thats a laser range-finder.

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  • Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Leica hopes its M8 digital range-finder camera will revive its fortunes.

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  • So Rasim had no sights, nor range-finder, no range tables, no high explosive.

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  • The Bushnell Yardage Pro 600 is a laser range-finder that's notable for what it isn't.

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  • One is the M body, which is a range-finder camera.

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  • The laser range-finder placed them six hundred and eleven feet from the trailer, The rifles were optimized for two-hundred-yard range, and their camouflage clothing made them invisible, so long as they didn't move.

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  • In one stroke the foremast was shot away, the bridge all but destroyed, the director and range-finder wrecked, the transmitting station, which controlled all the guns, knocked out of action and the guns themselves rendered useless for all but primitive hand control - the cables feeding in the electrical supplies had been completely severed.

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