What does rover mean?

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ˈroʊ vərrover

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wanderer, roamer, rover, bird of passagenoun

    someone who leads a wandering unsettled life

  2. rover, scouternoun

    an adult member of the Boy Scouts movement


  1. Rovernoun

    someone connected with any number of teams called the Rovers, as a fan, player, coach etc.

  2. Rovernoun

    A popular name for a dog

Webster Dictionary

  1. Roververb

    one who practices robbery on the seas; a pirate

    Etymology: [D. roover a robber. See Rove, v. i.]

  2. Roververb

    one who wanders about by sea or land; a wanderer; a rambler

    Etymology: [D. roover a robber. See Rove, v. i.]

  3. Roververb

    hence, a fickle, inconstant person

    Etymology: [D. roover a robber. See Rove, v. i.]

  4. Roververb

    a ball which has passed through all the hoops and would go out if it hit the stake but is continued in play; also, the player of such a ball

    Etymology: [D. roover a robber. See Rove, v. i.]

  5. Roververb

    casual marks at uncertain distances

    Etymology: [D. roover a robber. See Rove, v. i.]

  6. Roververb

    a sort of arrow

    Etymology: [D. roover a robber. See Rove, v. i.]


  1. ROVER

    ROVER, which stands for Remotely Operated Video Enhanced Receiver, is a system which allows ground forces, such as Forward Air Controllers, to see what an aircraft or unmanned aerial vehicle is seeing in real time by receiving images acquired by the aircraft's sensors on a laptop on the ground. There's little time delay and usage of ROVER greatly improves the FAC on the ground reconnaissance and target identification which are essential to close air support.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. rover

    A pirate or freebooter. (See PIRATE.) Also, a kind of piratical galley of the Barbary States.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rover in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rover in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of rover in a Sentence

  1. Ken Farley:

    [It's] very interesting for us in the science side to be able to participate in this demonstration of the operational capability of a helicopter, of course, we recognize that the ability to both scout rover traverse directions, making sure that there are pathways that are safe and efficient to get us to where we want to goand the ability to fly the helicopter out into terrain that the rover cannot possibly traverse to bring back scientific data -- this is extremely important for future missions that could combine a rover with a reconnaissance helicopter.

  2. Jim Scanlan:

    I like to think of it as a sort of Land Rover of the sky, a similar sort of niche in that it's very robust, very tough, very easy to repair ... very reliable.

  3. Jennifer Trosper:

    We are putting the rover's commissioning phase as well as the landing site in our rearview mirror and hitting the road.

  4. Ashwin Vasavada:

    There is no group that would be (happier) to see such a thing than the 500 scientists around the world who work on this Curiosity rover, so far we haven't seen anything that is so obvious that it would be similar to what these claims are.

  5. Dana Hurley:

    This research is telling us that meteoroids are doing some of the work for us and transporting material from the coldest places to some of the boundary regions where astronauts can access it with a solar-powered rover, it's also telling us that what we need to do is get on the surface of one of these regions and get some firsthand data about what's happening.

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