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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scouting, exploratory survey, reconnoitering, reconnoitring(noun)

    exploring in order to gain information

    "scouting in enemy territory is very dangerous"

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. reconnoitring

    Sailing within gun-shot of an enemy's port to ascertain his strength and capabilities for offence and defence. Also, a rapid examination of coasts and countries, for correcting the defects of many previous maps and charts.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reconnoitring in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reconnoitring in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Images & Illustrations of reconnoitring

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