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Definition of "explorer" []

  • One that explores, especially one that explores a geographic area. (noun)
  • An implement or a tool used for exploring; a probe. (noun)
  • A person aged 14-20 who is a participant in the exploring program of the Boy Scouts of America. (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.

Use "explorer" in a sentence
  • "Steve J. Scearce and Andy Scearce are writing two separate sci-fi blogs that represent each end of a story arc, in which a deep-space explorer from the future is sending back information to an Antarctica-based radio astronomer in present day."
  • "But a space explorer is a solitary agent, working alone to uncover the mysteries of the universe."
  • "Employment market explorer -- Employment Market explorer is tool designed to help people understand local employment market, giving them a chance to compare local, regional and state unemployment rates and analyze the labor market dynamics."