downrange

Discussion in 'Dictionary Additions' started by Bonjules, May 16, 2011.

  1. Bonjules Senior Member

    Caribbean
    German
    Term: (A word or expression you have seen in writing)
    downrange

    Your definition or explanation:
    horizontal distance of a flying object from the launch site ( or any site?)

    Example: (An example of the term in use)
    the shuttle is 200 miles downrange from XYZ

    One or more places you have seen the term: (Please give URLs/links to web pages, or a full description of a print publication.) Wiki, Google


    Have you looked for this term or meaning in dictionaries, and not found it? Yes ____ No I havn't___
     
    Last edited: May 16, 2011
  2. ewie

    ewie Senior Member

    This septic isle!
    NW Englandish English
     
  3. Bonjules Senior Member

    Caribbean
    German
    Sorry, ewie.
    I don't know how to link.
    Since it didn't show up on EO, I just googled it and there was a whole page on Wikipedia and other references. Since it seems to be used quite a bit, I thought I'd mention it. Never mind.
     
  4. Bonjules Senior Member

    Caribbean
    German
  5. Myridon

    Myridon Senior Member

    Texas
    English - US

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