Word of the Day: gamut

Word of the Day: gamut

The word gamut has appeared in 94 articles on NYTimes.com in the past year, including on Sept. 28 in “How an 11-Foot-Tall 3-D Printer Is Helping to Create a Community” by Debra Kamin:

Icon has delivered more than two dozen 3-D-printed homes across the United States and Mexico. Its coming projects run the gamut from social housing to disaster relief housing to market-rate real estate. A project is also in the works with NASA to develop space-based construction systems that it hopes will eventually serve as habitats on both the moon and Mars.

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