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range

 [rānj]
1. the difference between the upper and lower limits of a variable or of a series of values.
2. an interval in which values sampled from a population, or the values in the population itself, are known to lie.
range of accommodation the total amount of accommodative power of the eye; the difference in refractive power of the eye when adjusted for near and for far vision. The amplitude diminishes as age increases because elasticity of the lens is decreased.
range of audibility the range between the extreme frequencies of sound waves beyond which the human ear perceives no sound: lower limit, 16 to 20 cycles per second; upper limit, 18,000 to 20,000 cycles per second.
range of motion the range, measured in degrees of a circle, through which a joint can be extended and flexed; see also range of motion exercises.

ROM

1 abbreviation for range of motion.
2 abbreviation for read-only memory.
3 abbreviation for rupture of membranes.
4 abbreviation for right otitis media.

ROM

Gynecology Rupture of membranes. See Premature rupture of membranes Orthopedics Range of motion The arc of a joint's movement, potentially limited by musculoskeletal defects.

ROM

Abbreviation for range of motion.

Range of motion (ROM)

The range of motion of a joint from full extension to full flexion (bending) measured in degrees like a circle.
Mentioned in: Spinal Cord Injury

ROM

range of movement

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n.pr See Respiratory One Method.

ROM

Abbreviation for range of motion.
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It can be seamless in the way it allows me to import information from ROM into Great Plains Dynamics," says David Glassman, CFO of Universal Scrap Metals in Chicago.
With ROM, we want them to minimize the amount of change they'll have to make both in accounting and operations.
According to George and David, designing the ROM (Recycling Operations Manager) software that is the company's core product involved several layers of thinking, planning and detailed programming work.
Los Angeles, states that after installing 21st Century's ROM system, he can "receive and send orders, do the invoicing and produce the shipping documents off of my computer.
ROM has been designed to tie those steps together--a key to its ease of use.
realizes the ROM system was designed to serve, "processors and scrap dealers, but they have obviously made it work for brokers.