prospector [präs′pek΄tər ]
[LL, one who looks out]
a person who prospects for valuable ores, oil, etc.

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  • Prospector — may mean:*Prospecting, exploring an area for natural resources such as minerals, oil, flora or fauna *Transwa Prospector, a passenger train operated by Transwa which runs between Perth and Kalgoorlie, Western Australia *Prospector (library… …   Wikipedia

  • prospector — PROSPECTÓR, OÁRE, prospectori, oare, s.m. şi f. Persoană specializată în efectuarea prospecţiunilor. – Din fr. prospecteur. Trimis de ana zecheru, 22.04.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  prospectór s. m. (sil. mf. spec ), pl. prospectóri Trimis de siveco, 10 …   Dicționar Român

  • Prospector — Pros pect*or, n. [L., one who looks out.] One who prospects; especially, one who explores a region for minerals and precious metals. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prospector — (engl.), (Erz , besonders Gold ) Schürfer, der Erwerber oder Ausbeuter eines Schurfrechts (prospect) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • prospector — ☆ prospector [präs′pek΄tər ] n. 〚LL, one who looks out〛 a person who prospects for valuable ores, oil, etc. * * * pros·pec·tor (prŏsʹpĕk tər) n. One who explores an area for mineral deposits or oil. * * * …   Universalium

  • prospector — index speculator Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • prospector — |ètô| s. m. Aquele que prospecta.   ♦ [Portugal] Grafia de prospetor antes do Acordo Ortográfico de 1990 …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • prospector — prospect pro‧spect 2 [prəˈspekt ǁ ˈprɑːspekt] verb [intransitive] to examine an area of land or water, in order to find gold, silver, oil etc: prospect for • Anglo United was prospecting for gold in the area in the early eighties. prospector noun …   Financial and business terms

  • prospector — UK [prəˈspektə(r)] / US [ˈprɑˌspektər] noun [countable] Word forms prospector : singular prospector plural prospectors someone who searches an area of land or water for gold, oil etc …   English dictionary

  • prospector — noun Prospector is used after these nouns: ↑gold …   Collocations dictionary

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