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- adj. Serving to explore or investigate
- n. An exploration or investigation
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Serving or intended to explore; searching; examining; explorative.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Exploring; searching; examining.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. serving in or intended for exploration or discovery
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RITTER: Normally, they do what we call exploratory bites.
Discusses ways to meet the needs of the searcher who is engaged in exploratory search, situations "in which users need to learn, discover, and understand novel or complex topics".
San Diego Chargers general manager A.J. Smith kept a lower profile in exploratory discussions with six teams about a possible deal for restricted free agent running back Michael Turner.
But would it prepare you for the series of four scintillating novellas inside that book jacket, one about an apparently cursed Vietnam widow, one about a long-secret dorm murder, one about a failed Latin American exploratory journey turned sexual adventure, and one about a recent divorcée discovering that she is the ultimate heiress of a plantation full of lobotomized near-slaves?
I’ve recently realized how stupid I’ve been by not using Google Earth as my main exploratory site-search tool.
The negotiations, described as exploratory, were held Sunday at military intelligence headquarters in Cairo, said Khaled al-Sayed, a protest organizer who attended.
He joins a field of other Republicans who have also formed so-called "exploratory committees" that includes relatively well-known names like former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty and former House speaker Newt Gingrich.
It seems that you fear that calling exploratory science for a start, science, diminishes the claims of science.
He did not offer any solutions, the paper was exploratory, which is nice as it leaves open ends while giving suggestions.
But you know, people used talked about something known as exploratory surgery, but now you can see these sorts of images that you see there on the screen, CAT scans, MRIs, things like that, really offer a better way to look inside somebody's body without having to do an operation and look inside actually.