explorer

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

explore +‎ -er.

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Noun[edit]

One end of a dental explorer.

explorer (plural explorers)

  1. One who explores something
  2. A person who by means of travel (notably an expedition) searches out new information.
  3. Any of various hand tools, with sharp points, used in dentistry.
  4. (computing, graphical user interface) A visual representation of a file system etc. through which the user can navigate.
    • 2007, Mark Minasi, John Paul Mueller, Mastering Windows Vista Business: Ultimate, Business, and Enterprise
      For example, Vista includes a document explorer that shows just the documents in a location without considering all of the other files that might appear there.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin explōrō

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explorer

  1. to explore

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

explōrer

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of explōrō

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin explōrō

Verb[edit]

explorer

  1. to explore

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