outrange

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v outrange have a greater range than (another gun)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • outrange Nautical, to outsail; sail ahead of; range by or past.
    • outrange To have a longer range than: said of guns.
    • outrange To pass or range beyond the borders of, literally or figuratively.
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Usage

In literature:

Boers outranged 'em, but what cared they?
"Rio Grande's Last Race and Other Verses" by Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson
Also, the English guns were lighter, more numerous, and outranged the Spanish guns.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
The rifle bombers outrange the hostile bombers and also afford protection on the flanks.
"Military Instructors Manual" by James P. Cole and Oliver Schoonmaker
Also their guns, being newer, better pieces, mounted on higher ground, outranged ours.
"From Capetown to Ladysmith" by G. W. Steevens
But the Belgian fortress guns were outranged.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of 12)"
They were bluejackets, and their only complaint on the trip had been that the U-boat's guns had outranged their guns.
"The U-boat hunters" by James B. Connolly
But the Belgian fortress guns were outranged.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII)" by Various
We outrange them with our rifles.
"Two Thousand Miles Below" by Charles Willard Diffin
Moreover, they outranged the guns of the forts and could not have been injured even if they had been located.
"The Note-Book of an Attache" by Eric Fisher Wood
With even numbers we could have held them, but they were three or four to one, and they have monster cannon which far outrange ours.
"The Guns of Europe" by Joseph A. Altsheler
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In poetry:

We wept, I say; we wept who knew him not;
But sharp, a tearless woman sprang
From out the crowd (that quavering voice I knew),
And terrible her cry outrang:
"Stronger Than Death" by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward
Then shaking wings, and voices then that sang,
Passed up and down the chas├Ęd jasper wall,
And through the crystal traceries outrang,
As when from deep to deep the seraphs call.
"On The Picture Of An Angel" by Digby Mackworth Dolben