from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who explores an area for mineral deposits or oil.
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- n. A person who explores or prospects an area in search of mineral deposits, such as gold.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who prospects; especially, one who explores a region for minerals and precious metals.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In mining, one who explores or searches for valuable minerals or ores of any kind as preliminary to regular or continuous operations. Compare fossicker.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who explores an area for mineral deposits
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BRIEF SYNOPSIS: An angry prospector is forced by aliens to hunt someone down.
The prospector is the advance agent of progress, civilization and prosperity.
The prospector is a man of small pretensions, of peaceful disposition, indomitable will, boundless perseverance, remarkable endurance, undoubted courage, irrepressible hopefulness, and unlimited hospitality He is the friend of every man till he has evidence that the man is his enemy, and he is the most respected man in the mining regions of the West.
Our prospector was a little uncertain as to his plans.
The prospector was the late Captain Richard E. Lawlin, of New York, who was employed by
Think of these vehicles as a low-cost 'prospector' looking for information and valuable data.
I think of these vehicles as a low-cost 'prospector' looking for information and valuable data.
Think of these vehicles as a low-cost 'prospector' looking for information and valuable data, as well as the companies constructing the shovels and picks on the bleeding edge of this potential boom.
_The Preludes_ are a perfect field for the "prospector"; though Essipoff and Arthur Friedheim played them in a single program.
Sawback range, far removed at that time from the evil presence of the gold-diggers, though now and then an adventurous "prospector" would make his way to these remote solitudes in quest of the precious metal.