Origin of explorationClassical Latin exploratio from past participle of explorare: see explore
A diver engaged in the exploration of the sea.
The definition of an exploration is an investigation or a travel experience.
An example of an exploration is a deep sea diving journey to find new sea life.
The act or an instance of exploring: Arctic exploration; exploration of new theories.
From Middle French exploration, from Latin exploratio
- She was staring at him when his visual exploration was over.
- The next important exploration of Florida was that of Panfilo de Narvaez.
- Bliss when making his exploration of Jerusalem.
- In 1462 Pedro de Cintra extended Portuguese exploration along the African coast and discovered Sierra Leone.
- The works of the ancient Greek geographers were translated into Arabic, and starting with a sound basis of theoretical knowledge, exploration once more made progress.