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cable television a form of television in which the sound and picture signals from distant stations are received by a master antenna and then delivered by electrical cable. Cable television typically provides clear reception, access to a large number of channels, and a relatively wide range of programming, whereas conventional television is limited to the reception of signals from local stations.
calibrate to determine the correct range of (a gun). [1/2 definitions]
carry distance or potential range traveled by an object or sound. [1/16 definitions]
catholicity the quality or state of being broad-minded or of having a wide range of ideas or tastes. [1/2 definitions]
Caucasus a mountain range in this region that divides Europe from Asia; Caucasus Mountains. [1/2 definitions]
close-up in photography, films, or television, a picture taken at close range to show details, as of facial expression. (Cf. long shot.) [1/2 definitions]
cloze of, pertaining to, or being a measure of reading comprehension or language acquisition in which a learner is asked to supply words that are missing from a text. Such words will have been systematically deleted and typically range across various parts of speech. [1/2 definitions]
coextensive coinciding in time, location, or range.
comprehensive wide or all-inclusive in range or scope. [1/3 definitions]
contralto of or relating to the contralto voice or its range. [1/3 definitions]
cooktop a cooking range that forms the top of a cabinet. [1/2 definitions]
cordillera a mountain range, esp. the principal or axial mountain range of a land mass.
cruise missile a long-range guided missile, propelled by a jet or rocket and capable of being launched from an aircraft, ship, or submarine.
cruiser a medium-sized, fast warship with a great range. [1/4 definitions]
determiner in grammar, a word, such as "a," "that," and "many," that in languages such as English often occurs before a noun or noun phrase and limits its range of application. [1/2 definitions]
diapason the full range of a voice or instrument. [1/3 definitions]
dimension (usu. pl.) overall breadth or range; scope. [1/5 definitions]
distribution the spread or range of occurrence of anything. [1/6 definitions]
downrange in the direction of the point taken as target, away from the launch site, on a missile test range.
earshot the distance or range over which a voice or other sound can be heard.
electromagnetic spectrum the entire range of electromagnetic frequencies from radio, the lowest, to gamma rays, the highest.