Associations to the word «Explorer»

Wiktionary

EXPLORER, noun. One who explores something
EXPLORER, noun. A person who by means of travel (notably an expedition) searches out new information.
EXPLORER, noun. Any of various hand tools, with sharp points, used in dentistry.
EXPLORER, noun. (computing) (graphical user interface) A visual representation of a file system etc. through which the user can navigate.

Dictionary definition

EXPLORER, noun. Someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose).
EXPLORER, noun. A commercial browser.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats