explorer explorer  /ɪks ˈplɔ rər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
  2. (n) a commercial browser

Usage(s):

  • The swashbuckling vocation of global explorer is not what it used to be: most of the blank spots in the atlas have long been filled in.

News

  1. River Gorge Explorer Earns Certificate of Excellence

    The Tennessee Aquariumâs River Gorge Explorer recently earned the 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. This designation places the River Gorge Explorer among the top ten percent businesses on Trip Advisor. The award is given to businesses that consistently earn high ratings from TripAdvisor travelers. ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WTVC Chattanooga

  2. Travelers Down Under Have More Freedom to Explore the South Pacific with the Air New Zealand Explorer Pass

    This month Air New Zealand launches its anticipated Air New Zealand Explorer Pass fare product. Designed to encourage visitors to New Zealand to explore more of the region, the pas
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. 2014 Ford Explorer Reviewed, Ram Trucks Recall, Transformers 4: Car News Headlines

    Today at The Car Connection, we reviewed the 2014 Ford Explorer and Nissan priced the 2014 Versa Note hatchback. Chrysler issued a recall for certain 2013 Ram trucks, and we took a closer look at the 2013 Audi Allroad's handling and competition. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Nissan priced the 2014 Versa...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Car Connection

Quotes

  1. "Sometimes I am asked how I would like to be remembered," Clarke said. "I have had a diverse career as a writer, underwater explorer and space promoter. Of all these I would like to be remembered as a writer."
    on Dec 16, 2007 By: Arthur C Clarke Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. During a memorial service Tuesday morning at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, CBS sportscaster Jim Nantz called McKay "a modern-day explorer."
    on Jun 10, 2008 By: Jim Nantz Source: Newsweek

  3. "Heath was a true artist, a deeply sensitive man, an explorer, gifted and wise beyond his years. There is no finer person on this earth," Haynes said.
    on Jan 23, 2008 By: Todd Haynes Source: South Western Rural Advertiser

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