exploratory

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adjective ex·plor·ato·ry \-ə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Definition of exploratory

  1. :  of, relating to, or being exploration <exploratory surgery> <exploratory drilling for oil>

1620

First Known Use of exploratory

1620

Other Mining and Drilling Terms


EXPLORATORY Defined for English Language Learners

exploratory

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adjective ex·plor·ato·ry \-ə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Definition of exploratory for English Language Learners

  • : done or created to find something or to learn more about something


Medical Dictionary

exploratory

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adjective ex·plor·ato·ry \ik-ˈsplōr-ə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˈsplȯr-, -ˌtȯr-\

Medical Definition of exploratory

  1. :  of, relating to, or being exploration <exploratory surgery>




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