rifle range


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rifle range

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) an area used for target practice with rifles
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Noun1.rifle range - the distance that a rifle bullet will carryrifle range - the distance that a rifle bullet will carry; "the target was out of rifle range"
reach, range - the limits within which something can be effective; "range of motion"; "he was beyond the reach of their fire"
2.rifle range - a range where people can practice shooting rifles; "during the war they turned the bowling alleys into rifle ranges"
range - a place for shooting (firing or driving) projectiles of various kinds; "the army maintains a missile range in the desert"; "any good golf club will have a range where you can practice"
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Translations

rifle range

n (Mil) → poligono di tiro; (at fair) → tiro a segno
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References in classic literature ?
A band of caribou passed by, twenty and odd animals, tantalizingly within rifle range. He felt a wild desire to run after them, a certitude that he could run them down.
But he especially enjoys a visit to the Llandudno and Colwyn Bay Marksmen rifle range in the seaside town.
Summary: Kolkata (West Bengal) [Kolkata], May 29 (ANI): A fire broke out at Park Circus Rifle Range road, engulfing a number of wooden furniture shops here on Wednesday.
Swans at risk STAFFORDSHIRE County Council has warned visitors that because the water levels are so low after a dry spring, it means the swans are more at risk of being exposed to some lead in areas near an old rifle range.
PLANS for an air rifle range on Wearside have been given the green light by council planners.
Plans for a new air rifle range on Wearside have been given the green light by council planners.
A NEW indoor air rifle range could soon be opening its doors in the North East.
'If we look at Rifle Range as an example, out of the 3,000 units, if 100 unit owners don't want it to be torn down and rebuilt, we won't be able to do it,' he said, referring to the flats which are 50 years old.
I have a rifle range with a 10-inch target at 100 yards and another 10-inch target at 120 yards.
For rifle and pistol users, there is a covered 100- and 200-yard rifle range, a 35-yard pistol range, and an indoor .22-caliber rimfire range.