Translation of range in Spanish:

range

ámbito, n.

Pronunciation /reɪn(d)ʒ//reɪndʒ/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(scope)

      ámbito masculine
      campo masculine
      it's beyond the range of my study está fuera del ámbito / del campo de mi estudio
      • the range of her knowledge was vast sus conocimientos eran amplísimos
      • The play shows her range and ability as a serious actor.
      • In range and scope and significance we are not likely to see another like her.
      • The acting also showed that the cast has range beyond their usual witty quips and fight scenes.
      • Like most artists he has had to learn his craft, extend his range and gradually arrive at a mature understanding of his own gifts.
      • Both started out with a narrowly defined fictional territory, and both have tried to extend their range.
      • ‘My experience suggests that the ranges and medians of scientific intelligence and ability are comparable in men and women,’ he says.
      • Few scientists can match the range, depth and scope of his biodiversity knowledge.
      • By doing these films back-to-back, Spielberg emphasizes his range as a director.
      • Since then, she has gained a vast range of knowledge in all things equine.

    • 1.2Music

      registro masculine
      he lacks range tiene un registro muy limitado
      • Her voice has a tremendous range, yet never managed to coincide with the note she was trying to hit.
      • The source of this parallel intoning of liturgical melody may be traced to the natural range of the human voice.
      • Moreover, the range of these scores almost always exceeds that of the pianist's hand.
      • The best singers started their song at a low pitch to suit the range with which their voices are able to cope, and did not try songs which required them to reach high notes.
      • He does a superb job of showing off his vocal range as well as the softer side of his voice.
      • They should perform a song that best shows their range of voice and must bring sheet music or their own backing track.
      • Her voice is attractive and even throughout its range, and she has tremendous agility and control.
      • She has a good vocal range, but her voice lacks passion and has a nasal quality that grates after a while.
      • Her deep, powerful voice has quite a range and she knows how to sell a song.
      • It's scored for four tenors and two basses - which confines the vocal range of the work to a mere two octaves.
      • The range of your voice and the emotion you can express is really astounding.
      • Its musical range spans about four octaves, and the sound has some similarities to that of a Western violin.
      • The last movement is a brilliant virtuoso movement that uses the whole range of the keyboard.
      • The majority of the tunes have a range of one octave plus an extension of a third or a fourth.
      • She opened on acoustic guitar with a beautiful ballad, showing the full range of her warm voice.
      • He has what is possibly one of the best male voices and ranges in the pop music world at the moment.
      • It is agile yet able to be easily heard over the entire orchestra, with secure pitch and an incredible range.
      • All of her songs lacked harmonies in the higher voice ranges, and I spent much of the concert wondering why anyone ever really played these songs on the radio in the first place.
      • Benny and Bjorn were amazing songwriters and the girls had wonderful voices with great ranges.
      • For the most part, the vocal ranges are narrow and would be suitable for all voice parts.

    • 1.3(bracket)

      if your income is within that range si sus ingresos están dentro de esos límites / son de ese orden
      • a house in the middle price range una casa dentro de un nivel medio de precios
      • it's within/out of our price range está dentro de/fuera de nuestras posibilidades
      • children in a given ability range niños de un determinado nivel de aptitud

  • 2

    • 2.1(variety)

      variedad feminine
      a wide range of colors/prices una amplia gama / una gran variedad de colores/precios
      • a wide range of possibilities un amplio abanico de posibilidades
      • I have a wide range of interests mis intereses son múltiples y variados
      • it has a limited range of applications sus usos son limitados
      • His performance showcases his ability with a range of instruments and a diversity of styles.
      • Fleets like to deal with manufacturers that have a large range of vehicles.
      • The centre has a wide range of classes and activities to choose from for both adults and children.
      • The bus would provide a whole range of services to the community.
      • The menu covers a range of Italian style dishes, offering a choice of 23 pizzas and a variety of pasta options.
      • Next to the play area is a café for adults to refuel with a range of hot and cold refreshments.
      • The new savings schemes will offer a range of different investment options.
      • The nature of Robert's work requires him to carry a phenomenal range of equipment with him each day.
      • A small sample of hair is sent for testing to a lab, where it is screened for traces of a range of drugs, including cannabis and heroin.
      • The term trawler covers a vast range of ship sizes and designs.
      • We believe in independent living and we provide a whole range of services for disabled people.
      • The bank can offer a full range of products, including trade finance, securities trading and foreign exchange.
      • Nearby mountains and lakes offer a full range of outdoor activities.
      • He is set to release his own range of luxury cars.
      • They're also extremely knowledgeable about their vast range of whiskies.
      • The club is open to people of all ages and abilities, has a strong junior section and attends a range of competitions.
      • Most universities provide a range of courses, some general and others highly focused.
      • Young York musicians have received a major boost with the donation of a range of musical instruments.
      • Seven of the people were taken to Daisy Hill Hospital with a range of spinal, back and head injuries.
      • This room overlooks the back garden, which is mostly in lawn with a decked patio and a range of plants and shrubs.

    • 2.2(selection)

      línea feminine
      gama feminine
      our summer range is in the shops now nuestra línea de verano está ya en los comercios

  • 3

    • 3.1(of gun)

      alcance masculine
      a range of 200m un alcance de 200m
      • at close/long range de cerca/lejos
      • at pointblank range a quemarropa
      • to come/be within range ponerse/estar a tiro
      • it was out of range estaba fuera del alcance del arma
      • Correspondents say this is a substantial addition to the previously announced range of the country's missiles.
      • The minimum and maximum ranges of the missile are 5km and 130 km.
      • Ten percent of the facilities are within the range of non-strategic ballistic missiles.
      • This second generation missile improved both range and reaction time.
      • The missile has a range of 700 km.
      • It was therefore within the two kilometre range of these rockets.
      • Recovered guns and cannons had ranges of up to a mile.
      • The ammunition used will also affect the maximum range.
      • No further details, including the range of the missile's new version, were provided.
      • It seemed only moments before the natives withdrew to just outside rifle shot range.
      • The missile has a range of 27 km with an effective ceiling of 15 km, the sources said.
      • The drop-ship was now in range of the missile and began to lower for the cruiser.
      • The maximum effective range of the main tank gun is less than two miles.
      • The maximum range of a long bow was 400 metres but at this distance, it was far less effective.
      • The maximum range of those rockets was just over five miles.
      • The rate of fire was below average, but it had very good range and each shot was quite powerful.
      • They were developing ground-to-ground missiles with a range of thousands of kilometres.
      • He was too far out of range for the shots to be effective.
      • The test of what is believed to have been a short-range missile took place Sunday.

    • 3.2(of vehicle, missile)

      autonomía feminine
      the aircraft has a range of 4,000 miles el aparato tiene una autonomía de 4.000 millas
      • long-range missiles misiles de largo alcance
      • As any pilot knows, flying trips to the limits of an airplane's range requires precise calculations.
      • The more limited range of electric vehicles is less problematic when most trips are within the urban area.
      • The new lifeboat will have a range of 250 nautical miles and will carry a crew of six.
      • They warned that by 1948 increased enemy aircraft ranges would permit the extension of these attacks.
      • This prototype car has a range of 500 kilometers.
      • The Gazelle could carry a maximum of four people, and had a top speed of 168 knots with a range of 300 nautical miles.
      • The vehicle has a range of 214 miles with a maximum speed of 40mph.
      • The truck's range is great, with the fuel light coming on at around 360 miles.
      • Triton has a top speed of 20 knots and a maximum range of 3000 nautical miles at a speed of 12 knots.

    • 3.3(sight, earshot)

      wait until he's within range espera hasta que esté lo suficientemente cerca y pueda ver/oír

    • 3.4Telecommunications
      (mobile telephony)

      cobertura feminine
      to be out of range estar fuera de cobertura
      • to be in range tener cobertura
      • This is an impressive range for a VHF radio network, and is remarkable technology.
      • You will also need to activate the infrared service on the telephone and place it within range of the receiver on the Notebook.
      • About 60 per cent of Europe's population already lives within range of a mobile phone transmitter.
      • Look for us calling in once we get back into radio range in a few days.
      • Range drops with battery power too, so you might go past the edge of radio range without expecting to.
      • The coastguard remains unaware of their plight because the boat radio has a working range of 6ft.
      • Wi-Fi's strength as a broadband access technology has always been offset by its poor range.
      • They were able to bounce radio waves off an aircraft out to a range of seven miles.
      • Sligo Community Radio has a transmission range of approximately 17 miles radius of Sligo town.
      • He was almost in radio range, but he decided to take a break at the Hangman's Pit.
      • Often truck convoys and support units were out of range of each other's radios.
      • The receiving range is determined largely by site noise and interference factors.
      • Sometimes two different logging roads are close enough to be within radio range.
      • Each system has a base unit which enables you to page the handset of a user, so long as they are in range.

  • 4

    (for shooting)
    campo de tiro masculine
    • Shooters are taking these fine old guns out to the range for a shot or two just to try to absorb a little of the gun's history.
    • Every gun was proof tested and sent to the range for at least a dozen rounds of tuning before being sent out.
    • He was out on the firing range and after 275 shots at the target, he hadn't hit it.
    • Too often these days, I see shooters at the range practicing with their hunting rifles from a bench rest.
    • They allow the student to hear range commands over the gunfire of other students.
    • Belt holsters worn on the range for practice are easy to access, but there is often a lack of concealment or security.
    • The gun club has some of the best target ranges in the world but has been forced to use a wartime prefab as an office and clubhouse.
    • None of these tiny revolvers are going to win medals at the target range.
    • The wind is ripping away at the netting that covers the range, making sure unshot clays don't smash into us.
    • I want to buy a shotgun and start going to the range.
    • I took a good buddy of mine to the local range to shoot my new Smith & Wesson revolver.
    • Reliability in the field or on the range can be improved by maintaining a clean shotgun.
    • Three new target greens have been added to the range, which is covered so that players can practice in all weathers.
    • He had once gone down to the practice ranges to mock her archery skills when she'd first begun to learn.
    • Nathan was sitting and thinking over a cup of tea, while Sean was blasting targets in the range.
    • Their benefit is that we can carry on a normal conversation or hear range commands but still preserve our hearing.
    • This person has the title of ‘Field Captain’ and controls the shooting on the range.
    • However, time spent on known distance ranges will give the individual shooter an understanding of where his shots fly, something ignored by most until now.
    • Learn the mechanics of one-hand shooting, and do a few drills when range time permits.
    • He was at the archery range.
  • 5

    (chain)
    cadena feminine
    a mountain range una cadena de montañas
    • a range of hills una sierra
    • This range of hills was impassable for early settlers and stopped westward expansion.
    • Eastwards the ridge opened out in a series of bumps, dips and peaks, more like a small range of mountains than one single hill.
    • Mountain ranges also play a large part in local wind formation.
    • Mount Winnipeg was the tallest mountain in the range, and it was always the first to be capped with snow.
    • Causey nosed his mount into the meadow and headed for the low range of mountains in the east.
    • By midafternoon they had reached the summit of the first range of mountains, and stopped to rest the horses.
    • In the opposite direction was a range of pink-brown mountains.
    • Through Montana the railroad goes between two ranges of foot hills.
    • To their left was a range of threatening mountains, and to their right was nothing - just endless fields.
    • There are a few ridges and ranges in the distance.
    • The entire forested mountain range is now completely protected as part of a large World Heritage area.
    • As the sun sank behind the mountains, they entered the foothills of a broad range of peaks.
    • Ministers face legal action by a local authority for excluding a range of mountains from the Cairngorms National Park.
    • Inland the ground rises quickly, to two ranges of high mountains, where there is much winter frost and snow.
    • On a clear day, the snow-capped range of the Atlas Mountains hangs above Marrakesh like some silvery curtain.
    • Mountain ranges are created by diverse tectonic processes, including convergence of plates and volcanic activity.
    • Mountain ranges and oceans both provide barriers for the migration of plants.
    • The Pennines are a range of mountains running up the middle of the northern half of England.
    • They successfully conquered East Anglia, but were thwarted by the first range of hills.
    • He points left to face the closest mountain range and says that the mountains are in Ethiopia.
  • 6

    (stove)
    cocina económica feminine
    • I remember clearly my mother's kitchen with a coal range and the hot water cylinder alongside with a tap on it for hot water.
    • It was good to be sitting in the kitchen of an old Welsh cottage again, close by the range and the open door to the garden.
    • The kitchen has an Aga range, wooden shelves and storage spaces throughout.
    • They've installed oil-fired ranges and stoves.
    • A fire roared in the kitchen range and sides of ham hung from a ceiling for smoking.
  • 7

    • 7.1(grazing land)

      pradera feminine
      • Ranchers have to be careful not to put too many cattle on these ranges because overgrazing can lead to erosion.
      • First, deer herds on many ranges are overpopulated, often with too many does.
      • Russian knapweed is a problem in ranges and pastures in the western United States, where it grows up to 4 feet tall and takes over otherwise productive land.
      • The owner of the range sold out, but he bought new land to open a replacement range.
      • After 1900, droughts became more frequent, and grass cover on heavily grazed ranges declined by up to 70 percent.
      • Cattle mutilations generally occur where cattle are raised and kept in quantity on ranges or in pastures.
      • Back when the old American west was untamed, and the ranges were open and free, there lived an unassuming cowboy named Gritts.
      • The year before, a neighbor had returned a doe after finding her out on the range, alongside his cattle.
      • In the 1880s, as cattle herds spread onto northern ranges, cowboys and cattlemen congregated in Cheyenne.
      • By the mid-19th century, the stocking of desert grassland ranges with cattle, sheep, and goats was progressing at a phenomenal rate.

    • 7.2Zoology Botany

      (donde se da una especie) zona de distribución feminine
      • Why the natural ranges of plants differ and what has led each species to its current distribution pattern have always been focal questions in biogeography.
      • As a result, their breeding ranges have spread until several of them overlap.
      • There are currently thought to be 19 species, their range extending from France to the Caucasus.
      • On both sides of the mountains, the winter range varies with food sources.
      • A glance at a thrush distribution map reveals that summer range extends as far north as the birch scrub zone on the Kola peninsular.
      • With dying lawns in the south and new plants extending their ranges northwards it sounds as though our gardens will be looking rather different in years to come.
      • Its range extends from Portugal to China, with the largest numbers found in Spain and Russia.
      • They leave northern breeding areas for winter ranges farther south or at lower elevations.
      • They do shift and adapt their breeding range to take advantage of new habitat.
      • Males are found in the northern end of the range and migrate south for breeding.
      • There are 16 subspecies whose range spreads from India as far as southern China and the Philippines.
      • All populations of Lincoln's Sparrows are migratory, although some summer and winter ranges overlap in New Mexico and Northern California.
      • Most Spruce Grouse do not migrate, but some do move short distances between separate summer and winter ranges.
      • Washington is at the extreme northern edge of the breeding range of the Acorn Woodpecker.
      • Most populations of White-throated Sparrows are migratory, although there is some overlap of breeding and wintering ranges.
      • Panda range once extended from eastern and southern China into North Vietnam and Myanmar.
      • With the clearing of forests and the spread of farming, the cowbird's range expanded north and east.
      • These routes used by migratory birds for passage between wintering and breeding ranges are called flyways.
      • The pine barrens of New Jersey is the northernmost range of 109 southern plant species.
      • Another option is to look at creating corridors between protected lands as a way of expanding the animals' ranges.


intransitive verb

  • 1

    (vary, extend)
    to range from sth to sth
    • their ages range from 12 to 20 son de edades comprendidas entre los 12 y los 20 años
    • the book ranges in time from the Middle Ages to the present day el libro abarca desde la Edad Media hasta nuestros días / comprende el período entre la Edad Media y nuestros días
    • estimates range up to $20,000 hay presupuestos de hasta 20.000 dólares
    • the conversation ranged over many topics or ranged widely la conversación abarcó muchos temas
    • Estimates range anywhere from 35 million to 98 million people going online to find health-care information.
    • Elevation ranges from 492 m along the Craig Creek drainage to 1378 m at Mountain Lake.
    • Temperature ranged from a minimum of 22°C to a maximum of 30°C (day).
    • Their mature height ranges from 39 inches to 4 feet, making them an excellent choice for containers.
    • The buildings, ranged along a street, are simple stone structures with only one room.
    • Estimates range from a low of several hundred up to as high as 2,400.
    • The 115 residential units vary in size and in price level, ranging from about $750 to $1750 a month.
    • Most charge an initial set-up charge (typically ranging from £100 to £500).
    • The cost of mattress covers ranges from $12 to $100, depending on the size and material.
    • Estimates of the total population of Turkish Americans vary widely, ranging from 100,000 to 400,000.
    • Nest height ranges from a few centimeters above the ground to 10 to 30 meters.
    • The sum you may have to borrow can vary greatly, ranging from as little as €50,000 up to €300,000.
    • On the main floor the ceiling ranges in height from 12 to 25 feet, allowing daylight to fill the space.
    • There are three featurettes that range in length from 15 to about 30 minutes.
    • Mellow lights appeared in the old white villas ranged along the beach.
    • The equipment ranges in size from 36 inches to 12 feet across.
    • The subjects ranged in age from 20 to 60 years old.
    • The lines of people ranged all the way down the long hallway.
    • Prices ranged from £25 for a proof of age card to £240 for a set of fake exam qualifications.
    • Annual precipitation ranges from 8-14 inches, and in the recent drought that has become 5-10 inches.
    • A curvy center corridor links the public rooms that range along Apollon Deck.
    • Time to stop a moment here, maybe, and reflect that you are who you are only in relation to the people ranged around you.
    • Generally, stinging mechanisms found around the mouth parts of marine creatures are used offensively, while stinging parts ranged along the back and tail are defensive in origin.
    • Sample sizes of individual studies varied, ranging from 39 to 220, but tended to be larger than those used in previous work.
    • The incubation period ranges from one to 12 days.
    • The plants ranged in height from five centimetres to over a metre.
  • 2

    • 2.1(wander)

      deambular
      they ranged far and wide in search of food deambularon por todas partes en busca de comida
      • the animals range through the woods los animales vagan por los bosques
      • The supervisor was often located above the workshop floor, sometimes with a small porthole window to allow his eyes to range over his charges.
      • My eyes range over the familiar faces and I receive nods and smiles from every direction.
      • A group of people are outside - but before my eyes can range over their faces, one of them steps forwards.
      • She noticed his eyes ranging over her body.
      • He let his eyes range freely up and down her body, lingering particularly on her legs.

    • 2.2Zoology Botany

      extenderse
      • Small parties of excited youths were ranging the streets outside, shouting and cheering.
      • Our ancestors may have ranged across large distances in the heat of the African savanna in relatively short spurts of long-distance running, as well as by walking.
      • The good relations we have developed with the people who hunt on our land each year are in sharp contrast to nine years ago, when hordes of mostly unknown folks dressed in orange ranged over our property.
      • There were regular casualties to the foxes which ranged over the rough hills.
      • Some species range mostly offshore, others are more often found in coastal waters.
      • This species once ranged over an enormous area.
      • Chickens and turkeys ranged freely across the fields.
      • In 73 he defeated two Roman commanders and ranged over southern Italy.
      • Of the species he examined, most ranged over distances larger than any proposed no-fishing zone.
      • While some 100,000 elephants ranged across the country at the beginning of the 20th century, less than 5,000 domesticated and wild elephants survive today.
      • While he continued to live at home, he ranged over Upper Austria selling oil products, locating sites for petrol stations, and setting them up.
      • During the year turkeys may have ranged over more than 2,000 acres of woodlots and fields.
      • Twenty-five thousand people, armed to the teeth, were ranging the city in utter and ruthless defiance of law and righteousness.
      • Anywhere between 30 and 70 million bison once ranged over the plains of North America.
      • The bird has extremely acute vision, ranges widely in search of prey, protects its territory without compromise and remains aloft for long periods of time.
      • Larger than Siberian tigers, cave lions once ranged throughout the Northern Hemisphere.
      • They will range a considerable distance in search of food.
      • He knew that the cat had once ranged throughout the Southwest.
      • At one time they ranged over most of southern California's deserts, and probably existed at population densities of thousands per square mile.
      • Mosquitoes breed in static water and the emerging adults can range up to two miles.


transitive verb

  • 1

    (line up, place)
    alinear
    they ranged themselves against the proposal se alinearon en contra de la propuesta
    • He collects just about anything - on a nearby shelf dozens of shell jewellery boxes are ranged, and a whole series of old bound magazines fill his library.
    • Cheaper hotels are mainly ranged around the Piazza Garibaldi, though the accommodation can be basic.
    • The witnesses are ranged along the front benches, behind them the jury, then the journalists, a few photographers.
    • Set deep into one wall is a blazing fire, all around which have been ranged deep-seated leather armchairs and settees.
    • The job will be done soon, my text and poetry books unpacked and ranged along new shelves where I can get at them once more.
    • The security cameras, which are ranged right around the stadium, provide surveillance of all access points.
    • After she'd gone he had drawn up a scorecard, ranging her qualities on one side - her intellectual gifts and vivid, racy conversation - and on the other all the vicious things she'd said.
    • On the left are ranged the presidents of the US, on the right the royal line of Ur and Babylon.
    • The percussionists are ranged round the auditorium, the seats within being arranged to face several different ways.
    • Inside, 102 red plush seats are ranged on a raked floor and the walls are cushioned with carpeting (which is now getting rather grey).
    • We ranged ourselves decoratively across the stairs.
  • 2

    (wander over)
    (seas) surcar literary
    (plain/hills) recorrer
  • 3

    (cattle) pastar