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Definition of "exploration" []

  • The act or an instance of exploring: Arctic exploration; exploration of new theories. (noun)
  • The act or process of exploring (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Examination of an organ or part for diagnostic purposes (noun)
  • An organized trip into unfamiliar regions, esp for scientific purposes; expedition (noun)

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Use "exploration" in a sentence
  • "The Empire of Phil Dick's exegesis and of this exploration is a morphological system that hierarchises the symbols of myth and in doing so hierarchises the metaphysical relationships they manifest."
  • ""This is a short-term exploration which is going to be completed in a few months.""
  • "A NASA spokesman said the agency wants a "long-term exploration initiative that is affordable, sustainable, and achievable," while avoiding past mistakes "so that America's leadership in space is never jeopardized.""