Definition of explorer
1 : one that explores; especially : a person who travels in search of geographical or scientific information
2 capitalized : a member of a coed scouting program of the Boy Scouts of America for young people ages 14 to 20 focusing on career awareness
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At rival oil explorer Chevron Corp., activists failed to carry the day.
Everest was not the only point of fascination for British explorers of a bygone era.
Archaeologist and explorer Gary Ziegler first visited Machu Picchu in 1965.
At ConocoPhillips, the world's largest independent crude explorer, most shareholders rejected CEO Ryan Lance's pay package, even after his total 2016 compensation was cut almost 10 percent to $19.2 million.
Executive pay At ConocoPhillips, the world’s largest independent crude explorer, a majority of shareholders rejected CEO Ryan Lance’s pay package, even after his total 2016 compensation was cut almost 10 percent to $19.2 million.
Recently, after an automatic update of my Windows 10, Internet Explorer runs and opens on its own.
The school's front door remains open to new vandals or urban explorers like Michael Kinsch, of Chicago.
Cherry, inspired by the exploits of Henry Morton Stanley and other 19th-century adventurers, planned to strike out on his own as a hunter-explorer.
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