range estimation

range estimation

[′rānj ‚es·tə¦mā·shən]
(ordnance)
A rough estimate of the distance to a target or other object.
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Back then, you needed to shoot fast to compensate for range estimation errors.
When I started shooting as a little kid in the 1960's, most hunting scopes still had plain crosshairs, useless for reticle range estimation.
Plus, there's range estimation - but since we're only talking about "out to 500", and your basic zero, the one you keep on your rifle at all times, is 300 yards - anything closer you simply aim and shoot - you only need to worry about estimating range if the target is beyond 300.
A key feature of the scope is Leupolds new Marine-Tactical Milling Reticle (M-TMR), which is designed to allow successful range estimation and target engagement with more flexibility than generally possible with other reticle styles.
Craig Boddington and Kyle Lamb explain why you should know your limits when it comes to range estimation.
Some other subjects examined include scalable XML filtering for content subscriptions, autonomic workload management in DBMSs, efficient evaluation of XML queries, cost modeling and range estimation for top-k retrieval in relational databases, and range-sum queries over high-dimensional data cubes using a dynamic grid file.
The range estimation from different sensors are converted in to occupancy grid.
Andrew, LLC claimed to have invented a method of locating wireless phones (which it named "Multiple Range Estimation Location" or "MREL") and asked the court to determine that it did not infringe TruePosition's United States Patent Number 5,327,144.
Some desired functions include infrared and electro-optical light detection with magnification, identification of friend or foe, range estimation and precision engagement.
The graduates qualified with the M-24 and M-107, learned sniper marksmanship, stalking techniques, range estimation, target detection, identification and construction of hide positions, and other field craft that keeps the sniper ahead of the enemy.
Due to rock-bottom power consumption and a wide range of integrated peripherals, TI's MSP430 MCUs are superior to all other commercially available processors for our active RF range estimation products," said Israel Amir, Chief Technology Officer, Remote Play, Inc.
Part of the natural range estimation process depends on your ability to see detail.