- n. 范围；幅度；排；山脉
- vi. （在...内）变动；平行，列为一行；延伸；漫游；射程达到
- vt. 漫游；放牧；使并列；归类于；来回走动
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1. rangier "set in a row, place in a row, arrange, get into line," from rang "row, line" => rank.
2. rank => range ( "row, line" => "row, line or position than a gun can send a bullet" => "distance a gun can send a bullet" => 射程、范围、幅度 => 在射程或范围内徘徊、漫游 => 放牧场(在一个大的区域、范围类游荡)。
3. rank => range, arrange, ranch.
来自古法语 range,排列，布置，成排，来自 reng,排，行，线，词源同 rank.引申诸相关词义。
- range:  Range and rank come ultimately from the same source: Old French ranc. This was borrowed directly into English as rank, but it subsequently developed to rang, from which was derived the verb rangier ‘set in a row’ (ancestor of English arrange). This in turn produced the noun range ‘rank, row’.
- range (v.)
- c. 1200, rengen, "move over a large area, roam with the purpose of searching or hunting," from Old French ranger, earlier rengier "to place in a row, arrange; get into line," from reng "row, line," from a Germanic source (see rank (n.)). Sense of "to arrange in rows" is recorded from c. 1300; intransitive sense of "exist in a row or rows" is from c. 1600. Related: Ranged; ranging.
- range (n.)
- c. 1200, "row or line of persons" (especially hunters or soldiers), from Old French range "range, rank" (see range (v.)). General sense of "line, row" is from early 14c.; meaning "row of mountains" is from 1705.
Meaning "scope, extent" first recorded late 15c.; that of "area over which animals seek food" is from 1620s, from the verb. Specific U.S. sense of "series of townships six miles in width" is from 1785. Sense of "distance a gun can send a bullet" is recorded from 1590s; meaning "place used for shooting practice" is from 1862. The cooking appliance so called since mid-15c., for unknown reasons. Originally a stove built into a fireplace with openings on top for multiple operations. Range-finder attested from 1872.
- 1. The company manufactures a range of innovative light-weight cycles.
- 2. The shooting-range is lit from underneath by rows of ruby-red light fittings.
- 3. They shot him at point blank range with an automatic rifle.
- 4. We are selling the full range of World Cup merchandising.
- 5. Prices range from $119 to $199, depending on the particular configuration.
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