at close range

Definition of at close range

  1. :  from a short distance The gun is made for shooting at close range.

Word by Word Definitions

closeplay
  1. :  to move so as to bar passage through something

    :  to block against entry or passage

    :  to deny access to

  1. :  a coming or bringing to a conclusion

    :  a conclusion or end in time or existence :  cessation

    :  the concluding passage (as of a speech or play)

  1. :  an enclosed area

    :  the precinct (see precinct 2a) of a cathedral

    :  a narrow passage leading from a street to a court and the houses within or to the common stairway of tenements

  1. :  having no openings :  closed

    :  confined or carefully guarded

    :  high

  1. :  in a close position or manner

rangeplay
  1. :  a series of things in a line :  row

    :  a series of mountains

    :  one of the north-south rows of townships in a U.S. public-land survey that are numbered east and west from the principal meridian of the survey

  1. :  to set in a row or in the proper order

    :  to place among others in a position or situation

    :  to assign to a category :  classify


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