Definition of pathfinder
: one that discovers a way; especially : one that explores untraversed regions to mark out a new route
pathfindingplay \ˈpath-ˌfīn-diŋ, ˈpäth-\ noun or adjective
Examples of pathfinder in a Sentence
a pathfinder of the fashion world
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After an investigation, troopers determined a 2005 Nissan Pathfinder driven by 25-year-old Keegan Castle, of Eagle River, crossed over the double yellow centerline heading north on the highway.
In one of the drug bust, officers at the Otay Mesa Port of Entry found 13 wrapped packages of meth and eight bundles of cocaine stashed in a duffel bag behind the passenger seat in a Nissan Pathfinder on Friday night.
Other Infiniti crossovers for 2017 are the seven-passenger QX60, a premium version of the Nissan Pathfinder; and the midsize, five-passenger QX70, similar to the Nissan Murano but with rear-wheel drive rather than the Murano’s front drive.
The bride is the great-great-great maternal granddaughter of Matthew Fontaine Maury, the astronomer, meteorologist and oceanographer who is known as the Pathfinder of the Seas.
The Maryland Transportation Authority Police then stopped the Pathfinder and detained the four occupants.
Medina-Chevez works as an Uber driver, police say, and left home in a 2008 dark blue Nissan Pathfinder to pick up a client.
The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success by Nicholas Lore.
Authorities say Lazo drove the Pathfinder and Gomez sat in the front passenger seat, and the duo passed the handgun between them and took turns firing.
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First Known Use of pathfinder
PATHFINDER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pathfinder for English Language Learners
: a person who goes ahead of a group and finds the best way to travel through an unknown area
: a person or group that is the first to do something and that makes it possible for others to do the same thing
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