Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: noun

The act of exploring.

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Usage examples "exploration":

  1. Chertsey might well be taken as the centre from which to explore north- west Surrey, but it is less generally convenient as regards the railway than Weybridge, which allows exploration north, east, south and west, whereas Chertsey lies on a branch line. - "Highways and Byways in Surrey", Eric Parker.
  2. His free hand busied itself in deft exploration. - "The Long Lane's Turning", Hallie Erminie Rives.
  3. It is significant, however, that, up to the present, exploration seems to show that in those remote ages only about one- fifth of our actual land- surface stood above the level of the waters. - "The Story of Evolution", Joseph McCabe.