ranging

adjective
wandering freely (Freq. 2)
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at night in bed...his slowly ranging thoughts...encountered her

Participle of verb: ↑range

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  • ranging — nuotolio matavimas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Atstumo iki taikinio nustatymas. Jo būdai – pagal aidą, kitų tarpinių objektų atžvilgiu, fiziniu, navigaciniu, pagal sprogimo aidą, optiniu, radiolokaciniu ir t. t. atitikmenys: angl. ranging …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • ranging — (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Grazing] Syn. feeding, nibbling grass, browsing, chewing cud, pasturing; see also grazing 1 , 2 . 2. [Varying] Syn. fluctuating, differing, shifting, extending; see changing , extending . 3. [Moving over wide areas] Syn.… …   English dictionary for students

  • ranging — n. sighting, determining the range of a target; arranging in formation; setting in lines, arranging in rows reɪndÊ’ n. mountain chain; meadow, pasture; scope, extent; shooting gallery; field, domain; assortment; kitchen stove, cooking stove,… …   English contemporary dictionary

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