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But the Apaches are short range and need maintenance troops to deploy with them into a location within Iraq itself.

On February 28, North Korea fired four short-range missiles into the East Sea, better known as the Sea of Japan.

What is basically being attempted is a ballistic, sub-orbital flight, like a ride atop a short-range missile.

Filiberto Garcia is a hitman who knows exactly what gun to use for killing at short range, but not much beyond that.

A short-range rocket was fired Thursday early in the morning from Gaza into the Israeli city of Sderot.

As the Americans retreated, the insurgents crept up, aided by a mist, to within short range and fired another volley.

Within short range of the trenches Lieutenant Sisson fell, shot through the heart.

To take on new Skoda or Krupp guns with these short-range veterans is rough on the gunners.

Twenty prowlers, with the advantage of surprise at short range, could have slaughtered them.

Even a twenty-two caliber may prove effective at short range.


On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to short-range, such as: tactical, acting, ad hoc, ad interim, alternate, and band-aid.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.