driving range

noun

: an area equipped with distance markers, clubs, balls, and tees for practicing golf shots

Examples of driving range in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web He was spotted playing golf with two of his daughters at a driving range in the Miami area Thursday night, according to reports by the Daily Mail. Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times, 29 Mar. 2024 What's being replaced: Hackworth said the space was an arcade, driving range and go kart range in the past, but has been unused for several years. The Courier-Journal, 20 Mar. 2024 The path of the April eclipse is within driving range for more than 200 million people within the US, according to the study. Mira Cheng, CNN, 25 Mar. 2024 As for driving range, Audi lists the Q6 e-tron at 388 miles on a single charge, but that’s according to the European WLTP test cycle, which is consistently optimistic compared to U.S ratings. Karl Brauer, Robb Report, 18 Mar. 2024 Porsche’s inaugural electric car is getting a facelift to dramatically improve its driving range, performance, and fast-charging abilities. Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge, 6 Feb. 2024 The fuel cell is then used to continue charging the battery and extending the driving range to 270 miles. Sam Abuelsamid, Forbes, 27 Feb. 2024 Players line up along the driving range and crowd the putting greens. Kirk Kenney, San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 Jan. 2024 Unlike a gas car with heat coming from the engine, an EV has to use energy from its battery to supply heat to the cabin, as well as controlling its own temperature, both of which reduce the driving range. The Arizona Republic, 10 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1929, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of driving range was in 1929

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“Driving range.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/driving%20range. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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driving range

noun
: an area equipped for practicing golf shots

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