Minimum Range

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minimum range

[′min·ə·məm ′rānj]
Least range setting of a gun at which the projectile will clear an obstacle or friendly troops between the gun and the target.
Shortest distance to which a gun can fire from a given position.

Minimum Range


the smallest area on which all the constant species of a plant association under investigation exist. The area is established by marking a large series of experimental areas of varying sizes (0.1–400 square meters). The size at which the number of constant species stops increasing is taken to be the minimum range.

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The intention was to produce a 4 to 4.2 kg bomb offering a maximum and minimum range of 5200 and 100 metres respectively.
By government decree every farm must cultivate a minimum range of crops including rice, wheat, dates and olives.
Five component types--QFP-100, QFP-208, BGA-228, 1608C capacitor and SOIC-16--were selected to represent a minimum range of component types typically placed by surface-mount equipment.
In his attack run, the wingman approached the target from the rear quarter at minimum range. The pilot fired the missile and it ran true, striking the BQM-74 and shattering it.
For a private corporation, the minimum range might be $5,000 to $6,000 per $1 million and the maximum range $15,000 to $20,000 per $1 million.
At their closest, the two aircraft were separated by less than the minimum range, 115 metres, that can be detected by radar.
At their closest, the two aircraft were separated by less than the minimum range of 115 metres that can be detected by radar.
Key user requirements include a minimum range of 15 km, air transportability, a 75 m circular error of probability against a 155 mm shell at a range of 15 km and an elevation of 25[degrees], a 50 percent probability of detection, an operational availability figure of at least 95 percent over a 30-day in-action period and interoperability with indirect fire systems via digital links.
Tests for gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase (GGT), amylase, uric acid, creatine, and bilimbin fell below the minimum range of the Dade Analyst system.
Krishnaswamy says a guideline on the minimum range of properties needed for outdoor residential decking boards will be one of the first of those performance specs, which are expected to be approved next year.
However, it has become clear that putting together a relatively light-weight air vehicle with the required carrying capacity and with the ability to maintain flight, have a minimum range, operate via remote control and transmit images down to the ground control station in real time is in fact a very neat trick to accomplish.
Most ICBMs have a minimum range of around 3,400 miles but can be designed in such a way that they could travel cross even 6,200 miles.

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