What does the word exploration mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • The act of exploring.

Usage examples for 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 by Eric Parker
  2. His free hand busied itself in deft exploration. – The Long Lane's Turning by 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 by Joseph McCabe