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explore

(ĭk-splôr′)
v. ex·plored, ex·ploring, ex·plores
v.tr.
1. To investigate systematically; examine: explore every possibility.
2. Medicine To examine (a body cavity or interior part) for diagnostic purposes, especially by surgery.
v.intr.
To make a careful examination or search: scientists who have been known to explore in this region of the earth.

explore

(eks-plōr)
In dentistry, the use of an instrument and tactile skill to examine the surface texture of a tooth.
[L. ex-ploro, to investigate, fr. ex-, out, + ploro, to deplore, weep over]
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Column 3 shows results for explorative PAWS patrols, the (partial) patrol routes, which go across areas where the patrollers have never been before.
From the perspective of long-term planning, ambidexterity strategies may be particularly challenging, because even if the theory suggests that a firm must pursue explorative and exploitative activities simultaneously, organizations typically look to leaders to provide definitive answers to questions such as, Should we pursue strategy A or strategy B?
We define entrepreneurship in a both explorative and exploitative manner as the integrated execution of the innovation, risk management, internal coordination and arbitrage function.
He pointed out that while this was an explorative visit, they see a great potential for green lighting technology business in the region in general and in particular Dubai which is expected to see 98 million passengers and over four million tonnes of air freight pass through its airports by 2020.
The 24 April debate on Niki Tzavela's (EFD, Greece) own-initiative report on The industrial, energy and other aspects of shale gas and oil' conjured up the pros and cons of the indigenous energy source, with the two main political groups inclined to give their assent to an explorative first step in drafting EU regulation on its extraction.
The explorative ramble through the ancient Arden countryside will be held on Saturday, May 5.
An explorative research aimed at developing hypotheses, which can be tested for generality in following studies (Mayring, 2007) has been used in the empirical study.
Commerce, Industry and Tourism Minister Praxoulla Antoniadou will receive today the data regarding the results of the explorative drilling while by the end of the month Noble Energy will present and analyze these results.
Abu Rudeineh indicated that explorative meetings will continue in Jordan till the end of January R.
Industrial tragedies like New York's Triangle Shirtwaist Fire brought to light the need to protect workers in the face of explorative factory owners.
SHABWA, March 20 (Saba) - Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) is to drill six oil explorative wells in block No.
The technological subunit utilizes knowledge from different technological domains outside the firm; thus, both organizational and technological boundaries are spanned during this type of explorative attention.

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