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Explorer

(1) For Microsoft's Web browser, see Internet Explorer.

(2) The user interface in Windows starting with Windows 95. Explorer includes the Start menu, Taskbar, desktop and file manager. For most users, the term refers only to the file manager component, called "Windows Explorer," "File Explorer" or simply "Explorer." It is used to display the folder hierarchies on the drives and lets users copy, rename and delete files and folders (see Win Explorer). See EXPLORER.EXE and file manager.
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He was like an explorer now who has reasoned that certain natural features must present themselves, and, beating up a broad river, finds here the tributary that he expected, there the fertile, populated plains, and further on the mountains.
This point is said to present one of the most beautiful scenes on the Columbia; a lovely meadow, with a silver sheet of limpid water in the center, enlivened by wild-fowl, a range of hills crowned by forests, while the prospect is closed by Mount Hood, a magnificent mountain rising into a lofty peak, and covered with snow; the ultimate landmark of the first explorers of the river.
Through this tremendous channel the intrepid explorers of the river, Lewis and Clarke, passed in their boats; the danger being, not from the rocks, but from the great surges and whirlpools.
We have given this process at some length, as furnished by the first explorers, because it marks a practiced ingenuity in preparing articles of traffic for a market, seldom seen among our aboriginals.
The Indians of this great fishing mart are represented by the earliest explorers as sleeker and fatter, but less hardy and active, than the tribes of the mountains and prairies, who live by hunting, or of the upper parts of the river, where fish is scanty, and the inhabitants must eke out their subsistence by digging roots or chasing the deer.
It revolutionised his idea of the Explorers' Club's extreme selectness, of its social purity.
In the daytime, the mountains were wrapped in smoke so dense and blinding, that the explorers, if by chance they separated, could only find each other by shouting.
Furthermore, Populi and its shareholders have the right to buy back the shares and the option in one year at a guaranteed return for East Capital Explorer.
Summary: Microsoft Gulf today announced the beta availability of its new web browser, Windows Internet Explorer 9 (IE9).
"The sweltering heat and humidity conditions of Dubai have helped us develop a better Explorer," said Chief Engineer for Vehicle Engineering, Don Ufford.
Today, after a long campaign of putting teaser shots online, Ford pulled the cover off the new 2011 Explorer in downtown New York city.
Upon closing of this transaction the Company will be responsible for funding the remaining construction-related payments for the Platinum Explorer. The closing of the acquisition is subject to a financing condition and customary closing conditions.