Definitions for Explorationˌɛk spləˈreɪ ʃən

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  1. exploration, geographic expedition(noun)

    to travel for the purpose of discovery

  2. exploration(noun)

    a careful systematic search

  3. exploration(noun)

    a systematic consideration

    "he called for a careful exploration of the consequences"

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  1. exploration(Noun)

    The act of exploring

  2. exploration(Noun)

    Notably penetrating, or ranging over for purposes of (especially geographical) discovery

    The exploration of 'unknown' areas often was the precursor to colonization.

  3. exploration(Noun)

    A physical examination.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Exploration(noun)

    the act of exploring, penetrating, or ranging over for purposes of discovery, especially of geographical discovery; examination; as, the exploration of unknown countries

  2. Exploration(noun)

    physical examination

  3. Origin: [L. exploratio: cf. F. exploration.]

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  1. Exploration

    Exploration is the act of searching or traveling around a terrain for the purpose of discovery of resources or information; Exploration occurs in all non-sessile animal species, including humans. In human history, its peak is arguably seen during the Age of Discovery for Europe's contact with the rest of the world, and major explorations after the Age of Discovery for scientific exploration in the modern era.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Exploration' in Nouns Frequency: #2127

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