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ex·plor·a·to·ry

(eks-plōr'ă-tōr'ē),
Relating to, or with a view to, exploration.

exploratory

[iksplôr′ətôr′ē]
Etymology: L, explorare, to search out
pertaining to investigation, as in exploratory surgery.

ex·plor·a·to·ry

(eks-plōr'ă-tōr-ē)
Relating to, or with a view to, exploration.

exploration

[L. explorare, to search out]
Examination of an organ or part by various means.
exploratory, adjective
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In his concluding remarks, Rafi said that OGDCL was accelerating seismic survey and exploratory drilling with an aim to adding new oil & gas reserves and enhancing country's oil & gas production.
Access to new and exploratory fisheries is limited to vessels from those nations which have a proposal lodged with and approved by CCAMLR.
However, the uncertain economic environment has prompted us to size our 2009 capital and exploratory programme in a way that maintains our financial strength and protects our growth options.
A Construction Center is expected to have the following components that together address the objectives of a Center: 1) Administrative, Planning, and Outreach Core; 2) multidisciplinary exploratory research projects; 3) prevention/intervention projects; and 4) translation projects.
The first purpose involved the development and score validation of the Attitudes toward Research Design Survey (ATRDS), using exploratory factor analysis.
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Geoscientists say the exploratory hole will provide a unique opportunity for basic science experiments.
Subsequent to the execution of the settlement agreement, Cobalt has been advised by the BOEMRE that Cobalt's APD for its North Platte #1 exploratory well, Garden Banks 959 #1, is complete.
The company received an exploratory drilling license and is waiting for the approval of the Northern District Committee to begin operations.
Although, contribution of the exploratory wells had slightly declined to 36pc as against 39pc in the same period last year, the overall trend was heart-warming.
which is end of the November, regarding winding down exploratory work at its Wapiti River coal project near Tumbler Ridge, B.
Because of the exploratory nature of this observational study, we did not apply multiplicity correction on an overall significance level to obtain a significance level per test.

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