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US [ɪkˈsplɔr]
UK [ɪkˈsplɔː(r)]
  • v.探索;探讨;探究;勘探
  • Web探险;探测;考察
Simple Present:explores  Present Participle:exploring  Past Tense:explored  
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v.
1.
[t][i]
勘探;勘查;探索;考察to travel to or around an area or a country in order to learn about it
The city is best explored on foot.
最好是徒步探索这个城市。
They explored the land to the south of the Murray River.
他们勘查了墨累河以南的地区。
As soon as we arrived on the island we were eager to explore.
我们一来到岛上就急不可耐地开始探胜。
companies exploring for(= searching for) oil
石油勘探公司
2.
[t]
~ sth
探究;调查研究;探索;探讨to examine sth completely or carefully in order to find out more about it
These ideas will be explored in more detail in Chapter 7.
这些想法将在第 7 章里作更详细的探讨。
3.
[t]
~ sth
(用手或其他部位)触摸,探查to feel sth with your hands or another part of the body
She explored the sand with her toes.
她用脚趾触探沙子。

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