Definition of medium-range in English:

medium-range

adjective

  • (of an aircraft or missile) able to travel or operate over a medium distance.

    ‘medium-range nuclear missiles’
    • ‘Plans for the company to take over 26 short / medium-range airliners from Swissair and the same number of long-range aircraft under a plan called Phoenix Plus remain intact.’
    • ‘Airbus says it intends to equip its short and medium-range aircraft in the A320 series with mobile phone technology.’
    • ‘The document also stated that Libya had shown interest in acquiring medium-range missiles from North Korea.’
    • ‘A search uncovered 15 medium-range Scud missiles packed under bags of cement, along with conventional high explosive warheads and drums of fuel.’
    • ‘Images of 15 medium-range Scud missiles and conventional warheads discovered by a boarding party were quickly beamed around the world.’
    • ‘The Thaad missile, designed to intercept medium-range ballistic missiles, missed its target in six consecutive test shots.’
    • ‘A spokesman said they would purchase at least three medium-range helicopters in 2003 and would consider additional purchases.’
    • ‘When he visited Europe in June 1982, hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets to oppose his proposal to place medium-range missiles in Germany.’
    • ‘The new medium-range missile can reach between 150 km and 200 km.’
    • ‘India is also one of the few admitted nuclear powers, with short and medium-range missiles.’
    • ‘Both sides have the ability to deliver the weapons from medium-range missiles or from aircraft.’
    • ‘The navy also had a rocket program and was working on a medium-range missile called Vanguard.’
    • ‘Any nation with a medium-range missile might be able to knock a satellite out of low Earth orbit.’
    • ‘The long-lived Hughes Falcon was a short to medium-range missile capable of Mach 4 speed and a range of about 7 miles.’
    • ‘At an army day parade last year it displayed new mobile launchers for upgraded medium-range missiles.’
    • ‘The Derby missile is a medium-range, active radar-guided missile originally developed for the air-to-air role.’
    • ‘The Sikorsky is what is classed as a medium-range aircraft, with a range of about 200 miles, a capability to hover at the scene for 45 minutes and the ability to transport 15 people.’
    • ‘This weekend, Pakistan tested two missiles - a medium-range and a short-range ballistic missile - both capable of carrying conventional and nuclear warheads.’
    • ‘Harpoon is a medium-range missile with a range of 120 km, a 220 kg warhead and active radar terminal guidance.’
    • ‘Pakistan yesterday test-fired a medium-range, nuclear-capable missile, the second such test in less than a week, the army said.’

Pronunciation:

medium-range

/ˈmēdēəmˌrānj/