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range finder

also range·find·er (rānj′fīn′dər)
n.
Any of various optical, electronic, or acoustical instruments used to determine the distance of an object from the observer.

range′find′er adj.

range′ find`er

or range′find`er,


n.
any of various instruments for determining the distance from the observer to a particular object.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.range finder - a measuring instrument (acoustic or optical or electronic) for finding the distance of an objectrange finder - a measuring instrument (acoustic or optical or electronic) for finding the distance of an object
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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With the range finder, we can now get a distance between them and us, and tell HM Coastguard.
For target acquisition and orientation the system features a digital compass, a laser range finder and GPS.
Direct laser range finder questions to Scott Vance at DSN 312-654-4808, (703) 704-4808, or email:
Only later, when 3-D tournaments came into fashion, did I learn the principals of estimating range without a range finder.
The CROWS sensor suite includes a daytime video camera, a second-generation forward-looking infrared (FLIR) sight, and a laser range finder for day and night missions.
In the "big hills and short trees" environment of Texas, the range finder comes in handy with the larger-than-deer sized animals in an unfamiliar off-size environment.
5 pounds, the LTLM consists of a direct-view optic system, a night-vision camera, a laser range finder, a digital compass, and a GPS receiver.
WHEN YOU SEND THE LRA53'S LASER RANGE FINPER, NSN I240-01-4SS 5003, TO THE PEPOT FOR REPAIR, REMEMSER THIS: SEND THE ENTIRE LASER RANGE FINDER.
Each depression of the laser range finder button netted the same reading--40 yards.
The stock is polished walnut, The Poseidon is sold with a special electro-illuminated 4-16x56 scope with integral range finder, a sunshade and a special level to ensure the rifle remains in a steady vertical position for maximum accuracy.
After transporting the Dragon Fire mortar into position, K-MAX was employed as a targeting platform through the use of the installed remotely operated camera and laser range finder to locate and designate simulated targets.
Golf GPS Range Finder App Announces Swing by Swing Version 1.