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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of outrange.


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  • South Korea vastly outranges the North on virtually every measure of power and can do whatever is necessary to deter North Korean adventurism.

    Okinawa and the Problem of Empire 2010

  • Fortunatley on one occasion the ARV was sensible and relaxedly pulled up for a chat - the other time it was a full armed challenge, too much watching the bill methinks - should have shot the fecking townie scum - my .308 somewhat outranges their 9 mil! on August 2, 2007 at 6: 30 pm | Reply alicethearchitect

    Simple Minds « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG Inspector Gadget 2007

  • Utopian speculation on earth outranges a stevedore or a member of

    A Modern Utopia Herbert George 2006

  • And I think what's happening now is a phase of he war which is what they call sort of in theoretical terms asymmetric warfare, which is you have an adversary who is overmatched in terms of force on force, in terms of fighting in the open desert, tank on tank, the U.S. outranges them.

    CNN Transcript Mar 30, 2003 2003

  • In nebular investigations above all, it far outranges the telescope.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne 1840-1916 1913

  • I attempt are pretty obviously a bore to them, pass outside their range as completely as Utopian speculation on earth outranges a stevedore or a member of Parliament or a working plumber.

    A Modern Utopia 1906

  • Most of what the U.S. military does has nothing to do with American security: protecting European states threatened by no one, aiding a South Korea which vastly outranges its northern antagonist, attempting to turn decrepit Third World states into liberal democracies and Western allies.

    The Full Feed from Doug Bandow 2010

  • If a vessel is fired on and her skipper, looking back, notes the position of the submarine and realizes that he cannot possibly outrun her and that she outranges him, what does he do, Mike? "

    Cappy Ricks Retires 1918


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