short-range

adjective \ ˈshȯrt-ˈrānj \

Definition of short-range

1 : involving or taking into account a short period of time
  • short-range plans
2 : relating to or fit for short distances

First Known Use of short-range

1869

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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short-range

Definition of short-range for English Language Learners

  • : able to travel or be used over short distances

  • : involving a short period of time


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