Definition of outrange in English:



[with object]
  • (of a gun or similar weapon) have a greater range than.

    • ‘By the outbreak of World War I, moreover, battleship ordnance could once more outrange most of the guns of the shore defenses, with the plunging trajectory of naval shells making open-topped defensive works untenable.’
    • ‘Nobody really knows who first mooted the idea of making a gun in Kimberley which could outrange the Boer artillery.’
    • ‘Besides, by then the bombers so far outranged the jets that desperate expedients such as towing the jets or carrying them in B - 36 bomb bays proved fruitless.’