horizontal range


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horizontal range

[‚här·ə′zänt·əl ′rānj]
(ordnance)
The distance measured horizontally between a gun and its target; specifically in antiaircraft gunnery, the distance between a gun and a spot on the ground directly beneath the target.
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They've already grasped the intuitive idea of air time as a determinant of the horizontal range, but they need to go further to really understand the situation.
The radar's 720-km horizontal range and 300-km altitude range would provide Bahrain with an indigenous early-warning capability of an air or ballistic-missile attack from Iran or elsewhere in the Gulf region.
Serco's patented dual hooking positions with 7" to 11" horizontal range limit trailer creep, thus reducing the possibility of landing gear collapse and damage to the rear impact guard.
A level to watch ahead of the open at at $276.15, which marks a rough low of the horizontal range of support on an intraday pre-market basis.
In addition, Equivalent Horizontal Range (EHR) technology uses algorithms in combination with Advanced Rifeman's Rule geometric calculations to instantly determine the correct hold in steep terrain or from an elevated treestand from 10-600 yards.
BAS: Gives the equivalent horizontal range for which the shooter should hold for use with a bullet's or arrow's ballistics.
ID (Incline/Decline) Technology instantly provides horizontal range to your target from treestands or in steep terrain with the same confidence of ranging on flat ground.

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