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adv. & adj.
In a direction away from the launch site and along the flight line of a missile test range: landed a thousand miles downrange; the downrange target area.


adj, adv
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) in the direction of the intended flight path of a rocket or missile


(adj. ˈdaʊnˌreɪndʒ; adv. -ˈreɪndʒ)

adj., adv.
being in the designated path between a rocket launch pad and the point on a course generally taken as the target.
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