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explore 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ikˈsplôr/,
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explored, past participle; explored, past tense; exploring, present participle; explores, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Travel in or through (an unfamiliar country or area) in order to learn about or familiarize oneself with it
    • - the best way to explore Iceland's northwest
    • - explore the world of science and technology
  2. Search for resources such as mineral deposits
    • - the company explored for oil
  3. Inquire into or discuss (a subject or issue) in detail
    • - he sets out to explore fundamental questions
  4. Examine or evaluate (an option or possibility)
    • - you continue to explore new ways to generate income
  5. Examine by touch
    • - her fingers explored his hair
  6. Surgically examine (a wound or body cavity) in detail


  1. research: inquire into; "the students had to research the history of the Second World War for their history project"; "He searched for information on his relatives on the web"; "Scientists are exploring the nature of consciousness"
  2. travel to or penetrate into; "explore unknown territory in biology"
  3. examine minutely
  4. examine (organs) for diagnostic purposes
  5. (explorer) someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
  6. Internet Explorer: a commercial browser
  7. Explore was a 1980s PBS TV show based upon the film footage filmed by explorer Douchan Gersi over the previous 20 years. The show was hosted by popular actor James Coburn.
  8. (Explorer (album)) Explorer is a progressive trance album from producer trio Tilt. This is Tilt's first full album of work after over ten years of music production.
  9. (Explorer (dental)) A dental explorer (sickle probe) is an instrument in dentistry commonly used in the dental armamentarium. A sharp point at the end of the explorer is used to enhance tactile sensation.
  10. (Explorer (novel)) The Foreigner universe is a fictional universe developed by science fiction and fantasy author C. J. Cherryh. The series centers around the descendants of a ship lost in transit from Earth en route to found a new space station. ...
  11. (Explorer (space plane)) Cosmopolis XXI is a planned Russian vehicle that is billed as a space tourism vehicle, similar to Mojave Aerospace's Tier One program. ...
  12. (Explorer (TV series)) National Geographic Explorer (or simply Explorer) is an American documentary television series that originally premiered on Nickelodeon on April 7, 1985, after having been produced as a less costly and intensive alternative to PBS's National Geographic Specials by ...
  13. To seek for something or after someone; To examine or investigate something systematically; To travel somewhere in search of discovery; To examine diagnostically; To (seek) experience first hand; To be engaged exploring in any of the above senses; To wander without any particular aim or ...
  14. (explorer) One who explores something; A person who by means of travel (notably an expedition) searches out new information; Any of various hand tools, with sharp points, used in dentistry; A visual representation of a file system etc. through which the user can navigate
  15. (Explored) please check out my "burning bride", thanks
  16. (Explorer) The primary interface for Windows - this includes the folders in My Computer and the items in the Task Bar, as well as the window with the tree view.
  17. (explorer) A hook-like fine pointed instrument used in examining the teeth.
  18. (Explorer) Sharp instrument used to detect decay on the surface of teeth
  19. (Explorer) A tool for displaying, modifying, and creating data and event objects for any parent object in Stateflow. The Explorer also displays, modifies, and creates targets for the Stateflow machine. See Stateflow Explorer.
  20. (Explorer) Indicates fear of the future or alternatively if it is you doing the exploring you have a great spirit for adventure.
  21. (Explorer) Program conducted by the Boy Scouts of America for young people ages 14-20. Several Explorer posts focused on teaching computing and used Multics in the 1970s and 80s. Post 692 in McLean, VA, Post 414 in Phoenix, AZ, and Post 500 in Rome, NY were some.
  22. (Explorer) Voyager · New Millennium · Discovery · New Frontiers · Mars Exploration Rover · Project Prometheus · Constellation · Mars Scout
  23. (Explorer) a starship on which Dyle was travelling; it crash-landed on Lugast
  24. (Explorer) a young adult who's age is between 14 and 21 who learns the basics of firefighting.
  25. (Explorer) when used in proper case, Explorer generally refers to Windows Explorer, although there may be some ambiguity as to whether the term is meant to include the closely related Internet Explorer. ...