exploratory

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

Definition of exploratory

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

15th Century

First Known Use of exploratory

15th century

Other Mining and Drilling Terms


EXPLORATORY Defined for English Language Learners

exploratory

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adjective ex·plor·ato·ry \ik-ˈsplȯr-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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