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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exploratory  \Ex*plor"a*to*ry\,  a.  [L.  exploratorius.] 
  Serving  or  intended  to  explore;  searching;  examining; 
  explorative.  --Sir  H.  Wotton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exploratory 
  adj  :  serving  in  or  intended  for  exploration  or  discovery;  "an 
  exploratory  operation";  "exploratory  reconnaisance"; 
  "digging  an  exploratory  well  in  the  Gulf  of  Mexico"; 
  "exploratory  talks  between  diplomats"  [syn:  {explorative}] 
  [ant:  {nonexploratory}] 




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