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run the gamut

to cover a wide range [from one thing to another]. She wants to buy the house, but her requests run the gamut from expensive new carpeting to completely new landscaping. His hobbies run the gamut from piano repair to portrait painting.
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run the gamut

to include everything within a group or type Our discussions ran the gamut from wealth to war and education to the environment.
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run the gamut

Extend over an entire range, as in His music runs the gamut from rock to classical. This expression alludes to the medieval musical scale of Guido d'Arezzo, gamut being a contraction of gamma and ut, the lowest and highest notes respectively. [Mid-1800s]
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It's gamut volume has increased by 133 gamut units after 1 day exposure (we attribute this effect to acceptable error of measuring device), but total decrease eventually was 4692 units or V CIE L * a * b * CCU is smaller for 2,939% after 7 days exposure.
Comparing the results through the offset print gamut volume segment and the one based on electrophotography with liquid toner it may be concluded that there is a growing convergence when it comes to environmentally favorable materials.
Coral: 6-5 Doyen, 5-1 Vallee Enchantee, Warrsan, 15-2 Gamut, 9-1 Sulamani, 14-1 Bandari, 16-1 Phoenix Reach, 22-1 High Accolade, 25-1 Hard Buck, Tycoon, 100-1 Lunar Sovereign.
William Hill: 5-4 Doyen, 7-1 Sulamani, Vallee Enchantee, 8-1 Papineau (with a run), 9-1 Gamut, Warrsan, 14-1 Powerscourt, 16-1 Bandari, 20-1 Ikhtyar, Tycoon, 25-1 Brian Boru, Phoenix Reach, High Accolade, 33-1 bar.
Sparkling gallop reports meant that Gamut was just a 6-4 chance in this competitive event, but despite the best efforts of 25-1 shot Swing Wing, Fallon had matters under control when it counted.
Electrical modalities run the gamut from a whirlpool to an ultra sound machine to muscle stimulation machines.
Research has covered the gamut including pre-stretching, post-stretching, ice, and NSAIDs, all without effect.
Richardson's subsequent essays covered a gamut of theatre-related issues, ranging from a call for a national black theatre to the criteria used to develop serious drama by black dramatists to the development of a sophisticated theatre audience.
Running the familiar A to Z gamut, a list of NewsRx's 24 newsletters begins with Angiogenesis Weekly and ends with Vector & Zoonosis Week.
A sly observer, Coleman continues to shoplift language to address a gamut of psycho-social ills.
The 125 systems at IRS run the gamut of technology from the latest e-commerce platforms to older standalone systems that manage taxpayer information throughout the United States.
The BBC study, "RGB-108R Metal Matrix Composites in the 21st Cenutry Markets and Opportunities," features market figures that encompass the full gamut of MMC materials, including aluminum, beryllium, copper, nickel-base superalloy, refractory metal and titanium matrix composites reinforced with particles, short fibers or continuous fibers.
com/research/66b23b/color_gamut_mappin) has announced the addition of the "Color Gamut Mapping" report to their offering.
NEW YORK, July 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gamut, a digital media services company owned by Cox Media Group that serves agencies and publishers, programmatically and direct, announced the launch of Gamut Navigator.
Extended Gamut Flexo" will be the focus of the second webinar event and present the many benefits of extended gamut flexo.