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The high and low prices, or high and low bids and offers, recorded during a specified time.

Price Range

The high and low prices between which a security trades over a given period of time. The size of the price range is an indicator of volatility, with a large price range showing a great deal of volatility and a low range showing the opposite. A price range is also called simply a range.


The high and low prices reached by a security within a given period. A large range in relation to a security price tends to indicate greater price volatility, making the security a better candidate for trading purposes but not necessarily for investment purposes. Also called price range.


A division of land in the public land survey system.Each range line is approximately 6 miles apart and is identified according to its distance east or west from the principal meridian for the area. Range 1 West is in the column immediately west of the principal meridian for the area. See public land survey system.

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The interquartile range of 0 improved from a 1 in Round 2, demonstrating an improved and complete level of consensus.
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Non-normally distributed continuous variables are presented using median and interquartile range (IQR) and compared using Wilcoxon rank-sum (Mann-Whitney) test.
The number of CPM cases (114) compared with the number of interquartile range cases (46) appears to bear this out.