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prospect

[′prä‚spekt]
(mining engineering)
To search for minerals or oil by looking for surface indications, by drilling boreholes, or both.
A plot of ground believed to be mineralized enough to be of economic importance.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

prospect

A scenic view, usually from an elevated position.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.