gamut gamut  /ˈɡæ mət/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a complete extent or range:
  2. (n) the entire scale of musical notes

Usage(s):

  1. This year's crop of diet books run the gamut from low-carb to vegan, from anti-caffeine to tea-around-the-clock.
  2. High-rise shoes run the gamut of style, color and height.
  3. The new crop of diet books runs the gamut from low-carb to vegan to anti-caffeine to tea-around-the-clock.

News

  1. Memories of Dad: Times Free Press readers were asked to send in their favorite memory of their father

    Readers of the Times Free Press were asked to send their favorite memory of their father for Father's Day. The responses run the gamut, from helping with math to playing guitar to simply being the "rock" of the family.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

  2. Facebook reveals information on data requests

    Facebook disclosed that it received between 9,000 and 10,000 requests for user data from U.S. government entities in the last half of 2012. "These requests run the gamut -- from things like a local sheriff trying to find a missing child, to a federal marshal tracking a fugitive, to a police department investigating an assault, to a national security official investigating a terrorist threat ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KSAT San Antonio

  3. Hossa has made it to Stanley Cup Final in 4 of last 6 seasons

    Surrounded by a rotating cast of media characters, asking questions running the gamut from silly to serious, Marian Hossa leaned forward in his chair and smiled broadly. He happily chatted about everything from living across the street from Boston’s Zdeno Chara in Slovakia to coping with the career-threatening concussion he suffered in the playoffs last spring. Hossa looked entirely comfortable ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Chicago Sun-Times

Quotes

  1. "I've coached at all levels, covered the gamut, and I've never really seen any difference," Saban said after being hired to coach Alfred in upstate New York in 1994. "My coaching techniques are pretty much the same, with some adjustments for...
    on Mar 29, 2009 By: Lou Saban Source: ESPN

  2. "In the days and weeks ahead, the Department of Defense will reexamine the entire gamut of our military-to-military activities with Russia and will make changes as necessary and appropriate, depending on Russian actions in the days ahead," Gates...
    on Aug 14, 2008 By: Robert Gates Source: The Swamp - Tribune's Washington Bureau (blog)

  3. Jack Nicklaus joined Arnold Palmer to hit the ceremonial first tee shots at 7:40 am and Nicklaus cracked, "I've never been up this early at Augusta. Never had the tee at 7:40 before, but now I have. So I've run the gamut."
    on Apr 8, 2010 By: Jack Nicklaus Source: Toronto Star

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