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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshort-rangeˌshort-ˈrange adjective  1 NEAR[only before noun] short-range weapons or missiles are designed to travel or be used over a short distance opp long-range short-range nuclear weapons2 short-range plan/goal/forecast etc
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short-rangeYukawa realised that the short-range attractive force between nuclear particles could be explained as the exchange of a massive intermediate particle.Cellular telephone is another alternative, but only for short-range calls.If so you will find it helpful to set some goals to give short-range guidance.Impacts on land are severe short-range hazards, but impacts in the ocean are dangerous even at very long ranges.The feature is used in the A320 short-range jet and in the A330 and A340 longer-range planes.Short-range missiles in Asia do not pose a direct threat to the U.S.It committed the forthcoming summit to draw up a mandate for negotiations on short-range nuclear forces.a short-range nuclear missileThe manager has a short-range view; the leader has a long-range perspective.This is particularly true for a defensive system based on comparatively small, independent units, armed with short-range weapons.
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