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path·find·er

 (păth′fīn′dər, päth′-)
n.
1. One that discovers a new course or way, especially through or into unexplored regions.
2. One of a group of paratroopers who land ahead of a main force in order to mark the drop zone.

path′find′ing adj.
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pathfinder

(ˈpɑːθˌfaɪndə)
n
1. a person who makes or finds a way, esp through unexplored areas or fields of knowledge
2. (Navigation) an aircraft or parachutist who indicates a target area by dropping flares, etc
3. (Navigation) a radar device used for navigation or homing onto a target
ˈpathˌfinding n
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pathfinder - someone who can find paths through unexplored territorypathfinder - someone who can find paths through unexplored territory
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
hunting guide - guide to people hunting in unfamiliar territory
trailblazer - someone who marks a trail by leaving blazes on trees
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pathfinder

noun pioneer, guide, scout, explorer, discoverer, trailblazer They employed a local guide as pathfinder.
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Translations
orienteur-marqueur

pathfinder

[ˈpɑːθˌfaɪndəʳ] Nexplorador(a) m/f (Mil) avión o paracaidista que indica un objetivo militar dejando caer bengalas
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pathfinder

[ˈpɑːθfaɪndər] néclaireur/euse m/fpath lab n (=pathology laboratory) → laboratoire m d'analysespath name n (COMPUTING)nom m d'accès
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Navy, 1839; The Pathfinder, or the Inland Sea, 1840; Mercedes of Castile, 1841; The Deerslayer, or the First Warpath, 1841; The Two Admirals, 1842; The Wing-and-Wing (Jack o Lantern), 1842; The Battle of Lake Erie, or Answers to Messrs.
He had been a manufacturer of electrical apparatus in Indianapolis, until Vail's policy of consolidation drew him into the central group of pioneers and pathfinders. For five years Gilliland led the way as a developer of better and cheaper equipment.
The peculiar electric current that these young pathfinders had to deal with is perhaps the quickest, feeblest, and most elusive force in the world.
He said the Pathfinder comes with a 3.5-litre DOHC V6 engine, describing the vehicle as having a "modern balance of off-road capabilities with on-road refinement."
Over the years, Pathfinder has grown to serve 650 students.
Children learned the Pathfinder pledge and took part in co-operative activities, such as tap dancing.
Muscat: For more than 25 years, when people think of the Nissan Pathfinder, they imagine where it can take them.
9 -- Pathfinder Health India Pvt Ltd, a primary healthcare business set up with social intent and founded by an alliance of social entrepreneurs including clinicians and business people from the United Kingdom and India, today launched its second Pathfinder Health India clinic in Vikaspuri.
General Dynamics C4 Systems revealed its new Pathfinder hand-held radio at DSEi 2011.
The Pathfinder Club is a worldwide programme organised and directed by the Youth Department of the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
26 August 2011 - US-based biomaterials company SyntheMed Inc (PINK:SYMD) announced yesterday that its stockholders greenlighted the planned merger with Pathfinder LLC at SyntheMed's special meeting of stockholders.
Pathfinder Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ: PBHC), the Oswego, New York-based holding company of Pathfinder Bank, has said that it has declared a cash dividend of USD0.03 per share on the company's common stock for the fiscal quarter ending March 31, 2011.