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Range may refer to:

Mathematics, science, technology, and music[edit]

In mathematics[edit]

  • Range (mathematics), a set containing the output values produced by a function
  • Interval (mathematics), also called range, a set of real numbers that includes all numbers between any two numbers in the set
  • Range (statistics), the difference between the highest and the lowest values in a set
  • Projective range, a line or a conic in projective geometry
  • Column space, also called the range of a matrix, is the set of all possible linear combinations of the column vectors of the matrix

In science[edit]

In technology[edit]

In music[edit]

  • Range (music), the distance from the lowest to the highest pitch musical instruments can play
  • Vocal range, the breadth of pitches that a human voice can phonate


United States


Other uses[edit]

  • Shooting range, a controlled environment where weapons are fired at targets
  • Rangeland, in ranching
  • Driving range, an area where golfers can practice their swing
  • Range, a pair of navigational beacons whose line indicates a channel. If lighted they are called leading lights in the UK or range lights in the US
  • A term used to identify a survey township
  • Range, a term used by architectural historians to describe a long building or row of buildings, e.g. in a monastery

See also[edit]