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ex·plor·er

 (ĭk-splôr′ər)
n.
1. One that explores, especially one that explores a geographic area.
2. An implement or a tool used for exploring; a probe.

Explorer

(ɪkˈsplɔːrə)
n
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) US a member of the senior branch of the Scouts. Brit equivalent: Venture Scout

Explorer

(ɪkˈsplɔːrə)
n
(Astronautics) any of the first series of US satellites. Explorer 1, launched in 1958, confirmed the existence of intense radiation belts around the earth

ex•plor•er

(ɪkˈsplɔr ər, -ˈsploʊr-)

n.
1. a person or thing that explores, esp. a person who investigates unknown regions.
2. (cap.) Also called Explor′er Scout`. a person between the ages 14 and 20 who is in the exploring program sponsored by the Boy Scouts of America.
[1675–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.explorer - someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)explorer - someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
conquistador - an adventurer (especially one who led the Spanish conquest of Mexico and Peru in the 16th century)
diver, frogman, underwater diver - someone who works underwater
navigator - in earlier times, a person who explored by ship
potholer, spelaeologist, speleologist, spelunker - a person who explores caves
2.Explorer - a commercial browser

explorer

noun traveller, journeyer, adventurer, voyager, globetrotter, discoverer the British explorer who discovered the North Magnetic Pole
Translations
مُسْتَكْشِفمُسْتَكْشِفُ
badatel
opdagelsesrejsende
tutkimusmatkailija
istraživač
felfedezõ
könnuîur, rannsakandi
探検家
탐험가
raziskovalec
upptäcktsresande
นักสำรวจ
nhà thám hiểm

explorer

[ɪksˈplɔːrəʳ] Nexplorador(a) m/f

explorer

[ɪkˈsplɔːrər] nexplorateur/trice m/f

explorer

nForscher(in) m(f), → Forschungsreisende(r) mf

explorer

[ɪksˈplɔːrəʳ] nesploratore/trice

explore

(ikˈsploː) verb
1. to search or travel through (a place) for the purpose of discovery. The oceans have not yet been fully explored; Let's go exploring in the caves.
2. to examine carefully. I'll explore the possibilities of getting a job here.
exploration (ekspləˈreiʃən) noun
a journey of exploration.
exˈploratory (-ˈsplorə-) adjective
for the purpose of exploration or investigation. an exploratory expedition.
exˈplorer noun
a person who explores unknown regions. explorers in space.

explorer

مُسْتَكْشِفُ badatel opdagelsesrejsende Forscher εξερευνητής explorador tutkimusmatkailija explorateur istraživač esploratore 探検家 탐험가 ontdekkingsreiziger oppdagelsesreisende badacz explorador исследователь upptäcktsresande นักสำรวจ kaşif nhà thám hiểm 探险家
References in classic literature ?
AFTER a great expenditure of life and treasure a Daring Explorer had succeeded in reaching the North Pole, when he was approached by a Native Galeut who lived there.
In later days I had a friend who was an African explorer, and she was in two minds about him; he was one of the most engrossing of mortals to her, she admired him prodigiously, pictured him at the head of his caravan, now attacked by savages, now by wild beasts, and adored him for the uneasy hours he gave her, but she was also afraid that he wanted to take me with him, and then she thought he should be put down by law.
He was like the explorer in Central Africa who comes suddenly upon wide uplands, with great trees in them and stretches of meadow, so that he might fancy himself in an English park.
He was like an explorer now who has reasoned that certain natural features must present themselves, and, beating up a broad river, finds here the tributary that he expected, there the fertile, populated plains, and further on the mountains.
After drinking some hot coffee, like an Arctic explorer setting off on a sledge journey towards the North Pole, I would go ashore and roll shivering in a tramcar into the very heart of the town, past clean-faced houses, past thousands of brass knockers upon a thousand painted doors glimmering behind rows of trees of the pavement species, leafless, gaunt, seemingly dead for ever.
From the number of dead bodies in canoes observed upon this rock by the first explorers of the river, it received the name of Mount Coffin, which it continues to bear.
The latter are abundantly amusing, and, in view of the wonderful "travellers' tales" with which we have been entertained by African explorers, they can scarcely be considered extravagant; while the ingenuity and invention of the author will be sure to excite the surprise and the admiration of the reader, who will find M.
At the Explorers, I should say," dropped the Assistant Commissioner calmly.
Finding that Val Jacinto was regularly engaged in the business of taking explorers and mine prospectors into the interior, Professor Bumper had engaged the man.
The men were out in the fields all day, husking corn, and when they came in at noon, with long caps pulled down over their ears and their feet in red-lined overshoes, I used to think they were like Arctic explorers.
Many great explorers and gray-bearded naturalists have lain long weeks hidden in the jungle waiting to see the monkeys do that trick.
In the daytime, the mountains were wrapped in smoke so dense and blinding, that the explorers, if by chance they separated, could only find each other by shouting.