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  1. Pioneering(a.)

    groundbreaking; originating; -- of efforts that begin work in a field or on a topic not previously widely known.


  1. pioneering(Noun)

    activity of pioneering

  2. pioneering(Noun)

    A scoutcraft skill that involves building structures using staves and knots

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pioneering

    of Pioneer


  1. Pioneering

    In the Scout Movement, pioneering is the art of using ropes and wooden spars joined by lashings and knots to create a structure. Pioneering can be used for constructing small items such as camp gadgets up to larger structures such as bridges and towers. These may be recreational, decorative, or functional. Pioneering is used to teach practical skills, teamwork and problem solving. It is widely used in Scouting and Girl Guiding. Many Scout and Guide groups train their members in pioneering skills and construct projects, both small and large. In camp, Scouts may construct functional items like tables, camp dressers and gadgets, as well as decorative camp gateways. Pioneering is a common merit badge in many countries, and was required for the Eagle Scout rank in the 1920s and 1930s. The name comes from the 18th and 19th century military engineers who went ahead of an army to "pioneer" a route, which could involve building bridges and towers with rope and timber. Pioneering skills include Knot tying, lashing, whipping, splicing, and skills related to the use, care and storage of ropes, spars and related pioneering equipment.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pioneering in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pioneering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of pioneering in a Sentence

  1. Sven Ennerst:

    We are pioneering technologies across the automated vehicle spectrum that make roads safer and help trucking companies boost productivity.

  2. Ed Harbour:

    There’s a freshness of attitude here, this sense of ‘ we are going to do some cool things here. ’ I ’m going to use an old term … There’s a ‘ pioneering spirit, ’ kind of like, ‘ We’ve got this, you guys don’t have to worry about this on the West Coast. ’.

  3. President Obama:

    When Vice President Biden and I had the honor of meeting Sgt. Coffey at the White House last year, she was America’s olding living woman veteran, and it was clear that the passage of time never dampened her patriotic love of country or her pioneering spirit.

  4. Frank Del Rio:

    I extend my congratulations and best wishes to Carnival for pioneering this critical first step.

  5. Klaus Biesenbach:

    This is a huge, pioneering endeavor, we have one of the most innovative and most influential contemporary artists in the area of music embarking on this endeavor with us.

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