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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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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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