subrange

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sub- +‎ range

Noun[edit]

subrange ‎(plural subranges)

  1. (geography) A subdivision of a mountain range
    • 2008, December 16, “Michael Brick”[1], At 85, More Peaks to Conquer and Adventures to Seek:
      His own reluctant namesake, Mount Beckey, rises some 8,500 feet in a largely uncharted subrange near the Cathedral Spires of southeastern Alaska.
  2. (mathematics, programming) A subset of a given range or numeric set
    We are concerned with the subrange of integers between a and b.
    The program defines two subrange types.