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rang·er

 (rān′jər)
n.
1. A wanderer; a rover.
2. A member of an armed troop employed in patrolling a specific region.
3. Ranger A member of a group of US soldiers specially trained for making raids either on foot, in ground vehicles, or by airlift.
4.
a. An officer employed to maintain and protect a publicly owned site or tract of land, such as a national forest or a state park.
b. Chiefly British The keeper of a royal forest or park.

ranger

(ˈreɪndʒə)
n
1. (Professions) (sometimes capital) an official in charge of a forest, park, estate, nature reserve, etc
2. (Professions) chiefly US a person employed to patrol a State or national park or forest. Brit equivalent: warden
3. (Professions) US one of a body of armed troops employed to police a State or district: a Texas Ranger.
4. (Military) (in the US and certain other armies) a commando specially trained in making raids
5. a person who wanders about large areas of country; a rover

Ranger

(ˈreɪndʒə) or

Ranger Guide

n
Brit a member of the senior branch of the Guides

Ranger

(ˈreɪndʒə)
n
(Astronautics) any of a series of nine American lunar probes launched between 1961 and 1965, three of which transmitted to earth photographs of the moon

rang•er

(ˈreɪn dʒər)

n.
2. one of a body of armed guards who patrol a region.
3. (often cap.) a U.S. soldier trained for making surprise raids and attacks in small groups.
4. a person who ranges or roves.
5. (esp. in Texas) a member of the state police.
6. Brit. a keeper of a royal forest or park.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ranger - a member of the Texas state highway patrolRanger - a member of the Texas state highway patrol; formerly a mounted lawman who maintained order on the frontier
law officer, lawman, peace officer - an officer of the law
2.ranger - an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forestranger - an official who is responsible for managing and protecting an area of forest
coyote - a forest fire fighter who is sent to battle remote and severe forest fires (often for days at a time)
fire fighter, fire-eater, firefighter, fireman - a member of a fire department who tries to extinguish fires
functionary, official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
3.ranger - a member of a military unit trained as shock troops for hit-and-run raidsranger - a member of a military unit trained as shock troops for hit-and-run raids
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
military man, serviceman, man, military personnel - someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force; "two men stood sentry duty"

ranger

noun warden, guard, gamekeeper a park ranger
Translations
جُنْدي قُوّة خاصَّه، كوماندوحارِس الغابَه
lesníkzvláštní jednotky
kommandosoldatskovrider
erdõõrkommandóslovas csendõr
landvörîurséròjálfaîur hermaîur; landgönguliîi
zvláštna jednotka
bekçikomandoorman koruyucusu

ranger

[ˈreɪndʒəʳ] N
1. (= Girl Guide) → exploradora f
2. (= forest ranger) → guardabosques mf inv

ranger

[ˈreɪndʒər] n
(also forest ranger) → garde m/f forestier/ière
(also park ranger) → garde m/f forestier/ière

ranger

n
(of forest etc)Förster(in), Aufseher(in) m(f)
(US) (= mounted patrolman)Ranger m; (= commando)Überfallkommando nt
(Brit) ranger (scout)/(guide)Ranger m

ranger

[ˈreɪndʒəʳ] n (also forest ranger) → guardia forestale (Am) (mounted policeman) → poliziotto a cavallo

range

(reindʒ) noun
1. a selection or variety. a wide range of books for sale; He has a very wide range of interests.
2. the distance over which an object can be sent or thrown, sound can be heard etc. What is the range of this missile?; We are within range of / beyond the range of / out of range of their guns.
3. the amount between certain limits. I'm hoping for a salary within the range $30,000 to $34,000; the range of a person's voice between his highest and lowest notes.
4. a row or series. a mountain range.
5. in the United States, land, usually without fences, on which cattle etc can graze.
6. a place where a person can practise shooting etc; a rifle-range.
7. a large kitchen stove with a flat top.
verb
1. to put in a row or rows. The two armies were ranged on opposite sides of the valley.
2. to vary between certain limits. Weather conditions here range between bad and dreadful / from bad to dreadful.
3. to go, move, extend etc. His talk ranged over a number of topics.
ˈranger noun
1. a person who looks after a forest or park.
2. (American) a soldier who is a member of a specially trained force; a commando.
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Members of the fourth Pennine East Ranger Guides were invested at Emley Moor Mast (above).
Accurately judging their positions and moving from location to location was a function of GPS, Canadian Ranger guides and, hopefully, a developing instinct.
Among those involved in creating a mountain of unwanted specs were pupils from nearby Firrhill High School, Colinton Parish Church, Oxgangs Primary School, Braidburn School, and First Ranger Guides.