Ranger

Ranger in the original meaning of the word designates a person who is specially trained to traverse rough terrain, esp. woodland, relatively quickly; and who possesses the according survival skills to live in the wilderness for a prolonged amount of time. "Ranging" also refers to patrolling and protecting an outskirt area ("range"). Today, the...
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Ranger

[Girl Guide] A Ranger or Ranger Guide is a member of a section of some Guiding organisations who is between the ages of 14 and 25. Exact age limits are slightly different in each organisation. It is the female-centred equivalent of the Rover Scouts ==Early history== Girl Guiding had officially been founded in 1910 in the United Kingdom. By
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Ranger

The USS Ranger was an American aircraft carrier of 14500 tons displacement launched in 1933. The USS Ranger carried a complement of 1788 including flying personnel and 81 aircraft. She was powered by six Babcock and Wilcox Sectional Express type boilers providing a top speed of 30 knots. She was armed with eight 5 inch anti-aircraft guns and forty
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Ranger

[ride] A Ranger is a HUSS manufactured inverting pendulum ride, first manufactured in 1981. Many of the design elements were later used in the HUSS Rainbow, and the term `Ranger` has become synonymous with inverting pendulum rides. It was the first inverting "flat ride" designed since Lee Eyerly`s Loop-O-Plane and set the standard for many
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Ranger

[automobile] The Ranger was a General Motors car brand that lasted from 1968 to 1976. The brand was used in conjunction with two markets, an automobile marketed as "South Africa`s Own Car", built in Port Elizabeth from 1968 to 1973, and another model range that was produced from 1970 to 1976 in Antwerp, Belgium, by General Motors Continenta
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[Dungeons & Dragons] The ranger is one of the standard playable character class in most editions of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. They are protectors of nature, skilled woodsmen, and often live reclusive lives as hermits. In 3rd edition, Rangers are the favored class of Wood Elves, Lupins (a race of canine humanoids from
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[yacht] The J-class yacht Ranger successfully defended the 1937 America`s Cup, defeating the British challenger Endeavour II 4-0 at Newport, Rhode Island. It was the last time J-class yachts would race for the America`s Cup. ==Construction== Harold Stirling Vanderbilt funded construction of Ranger, and she was launched on May 11, 1937. She
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Ranger

[magazine] Ranger was a British weekly comic/text magazine published by Fleetway Publications which debuted on 18 September 1965 and ran for 40 un-numbered issues until 18 June 1966. The title was then incorporated into Look and Learn from issue 232, dated 25 June 1966. The title was created by Leonard Matthews but edited by John Sanders, w
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Government official connected with public parks and forests. Formerly in England a ranger was a sworn officer of the forest appointed by the king to watch the deer and prevent theft. The ranger is...
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Series of 4x4 armoured vehicles, Cadillac-Gage [US], Anti-aircraft fire-control equipment [SU], Anti-personnel mine [UK]
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Ranger

Ran'ger (rān'jẽr) noun 1. One who ranges; a rover; sometimes, one who ranges for plunder; a roving robber. 2. That which separates or arranges; specifically, a sieve. [ Obsolete] 'The tamis ranger .' Holland. 3. A dog that beats the ground in searc
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• (n.) One who ranges; a rover; sometimes, one who ranges for plunder; a roving robber. • (n.) That which separates or arranges; specifically, a sieve. • (n.) One of a body of mounted troops, formerly armed with short muskets, who range over the country, and often fight on foot. • (n.) A dog that beats the ground in search of ga
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Ranger

(from the article `Stephens, Olin James, II`) ...architect who was designer, skipper, and navigator of the yacht Dorade, the winner of the 1931 Transatlantic and Fastnet races, and who was ...
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in U.S. military usage, a soldier specially trained to act in small groups that make rapid surprise raids on enemy territory. Ranger has also been ... [1 related articles]
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Ranger

any of a series of nine unmanned probes launched from 1961 to 1965 by the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ... [1 related articles]
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Ranger

Ranger is a French boy name. The meaning of the name is `Forest Protector` From Old French. The name Ranger doesn`t appear In the US top 1000 most common names over de last 128 years. The name Ranger seems to be unique!
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[character class] A Ranger (Also known as Hunter, Scout or Tracker) is a type of warrior appearing in fantasy fiction and role-playing games. Rangers are usually associated with the wisdom of nature. Rangers tend to be wise, cunning, and perceptive in addition to being skilled woodsmen. Many are skilled in stealth, wilderness survival, beas
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Ranger

Ranger is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Ranger

[Babylon 5] Rangers (Minbari: Anla-shok) are a fictional class of warriors that play a prominent role in the science fiction television series Babylon 5. ==History== The Anla-shok (Rangers) were originally created by Valen during the First Shadow War. When the 3 castes refused to work with him to defeat the Shadows, he went outside the cast
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[South African car] The Ranger was a car sold by General Motors in South Africa in the early 1970s. Known as `South Africa`s Own Car`, with a springbok badge, it was based on the European Opel Rekord, with a Chevrolet engine. The brand was discontinued after only a few years. The Ranger name was also used for a version of the Opel Rekord in
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[Middle-earth] In J. R. R. Tolkien`s legendarium, the Rangers were two secretive, independent groups organized by the Dúnedain of the North (Arnor) and South (Gondor) in the Third Age. Like their Númenórean ancestors, they appeared to possess qualities closely attributed to the Eldar, with their keen senses and ability to understand the
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Ranger 6 Image returned by Ranger 9 about three seconds before impact The first of three American programs of unmanned spacecraft intended to pave the way for the Apollo lunar landings. The Ranger probes were designed to return data en route to the Moon and then crash into the lunar su...
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Ranger

A course official who ensures prompt play on a golf course.
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Ranger

[surname] Ranger is a surname; people with that name include: ...
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freelance flights over enemy territory by units of any size, the intention was to occupy and tire enemy fighters.
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