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long-range

(lông′rānj′, lŏng′-)
adj.
1. Of, suitable for, or reaching long distances: long-range missiles.
2. Requiring or involving an extended span of time: long-range planning.

long-range

adj
1. of or extending into the future: a long-range weather forecast.
2. (of vehicles, aircraft, etc) capable of covering great distances without refuelling
3. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) (of weapons) made to be fired at a distant target

long′-range′



adj.
1. considering or extending into the future: a long-range forecast; long-range plans.
2. designed to cover or operate over a long distance: long-range rockets.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.long-range - involving an extended span of time; "long-range goals"
long - primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified; "a long life"; "a long boring speech"; "a long time"; "a long friendship"; "a long game"; "long ago"; "an hour long"
2.long-range - suitable for or reaching long distances; "long-range nuclear capability"
long - primarily spatial sense; of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified; "a long road"; "a long distance"; "contained many long words"; "ten miles long"
Translations

long-range

[ˈlɒŋˈreɪndʒ] ADJ [gun, missile] → de largo alcance; [aircraft] → para vuelos de larga distancia; [weather forecast, plan] → a largo plazo

long-range

[ˈlɒŋˈreɪndʒ] adj (gun, missile) → a lunga portata or gittata; (aircraft) → a lungo raggio d'azione; (weather forecast) → a lungo termine

long1

(loŋ) adjective
1. measuring a great distance from one end to the other. a long journey; a long road; long legs.
2. having a great period of time from the first moment to the last. The book took a long time to read; a long conversation; a long delay.
3. measuring a certain amount in distance or time. The wire is two centimetres long; The television programme was just over an hour long.
4. away, doing or using something etc for a great period of time. Will you be long?
5. reaching to a great distance in space or time. She has a long memory
adverb
1. a great period of time. This happened long before you were born.
2. for a great period of time. Have you been waiting long?
ˈlongways adverb
in the direction of the length. The planks had to go into the lorry longways.
ˌlong-ˈdistance adjective
long-distance races; a long-distance lorry-driver; a long-distance telephone call.
ˌlong-drawn-ˈout adjective
taking a needlessly long time. long-drawn-out discussions.
ˈlonghand noun
ordinary writing as opposed to shorthand.
long house
in tribal societies, a long rectangular dwelling shared by several families, especially in south-east Asia and amongst North American Indians.
long jump
a sports contest in which people jump as far as possible.
long-playing record (usually abbreviated to LP)
a record which plays for a long time.
ˌlong-ˈrange adjective
1. able to reach a great distance. long-range rockets.
2. taking into consideration a long period of time. a long-range weather forecast.
ˌlong-ˈsighted adjective
having difficulty in seeing close objects clearly.
ˌlong-ˈsightedness noun
ˌlong-ˈsuffering adjective
patiently enduring a great deal of trouble.
ˌlong-ˈwinded adjective
(of a speaker or his speech) tiresomely long.
as long as / so long as
1. provided only that. As/So long as you're happy, it doesn't matter what you do.
2. while; during the time that. As long as he's here I'll have more work to do.
before (very) long
soon. Come in and wait – he'll be here before long!
in the long run
in the end. We thought we would save money, but in the long run our spending was about the same as usual.
the long and the short of it
the whole story in a few words.
no longer
not now as in the past. This cinema is no longer used.
so long!
goodbye!.
References in classic literature ?
Again adjusting his sights he took a long-range shot at a distant machine-gun crew to his right.
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Also demonstrated was a 120-kg exploding warhead on the EXTRA long-range missile with a range of 150 kilometers (93 miles).
Flexjet LLC has introduced Global Access, a first-of-its-kind flexible lease program providing access to a large-cabin fleet for long-range international travel, the company said.
The flag airline expected to ratify the purchase deal by February with an aircraft manufacturer for the six ultra long-range aircraft.
Turkey canceled its $4 billion tender for long-range surface-to-air missile (SAM) system, code-named T-Loramids, in mid-November, for which China Precision Machinery Import and Export Corp (CPMIEC) had been selected in 2013 as the preferred provider.
Test results presented by PSCR at its recent Stakeholders' Meeting in San Diego showed that General Dynamics Mission Systems' high-sensitivity eNodeB, used in combination with vehicle-mounted modems, successfully operated at ranges up to 67 miles (108 kilometers), which is a significant improvement compared to previous trials of the long-range technology.
According to 289 finance and operational executives surveyed for the Long-Range Planning Benchmark Study--conducted by Ventana Research with sponsorship from Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF) and Plan-view Inc.
That means North Korea is starting its process of launching a long-range missile," the source was quoted as saying.
The Permasense long-range system uses the same ultrasonic wall thickness measurement sensors as in the short-range system, but sensors are cabled to a range extender incorporating a long-range antenna.
North Korea tried to launch a long-range rocket in April, but it broke apart shortly after lift off.