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We didn't know if the rover could climb up or down the hills of the crater.
Steven Squyres

Meaning of "rover" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ROVER

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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ROVER

rover  [ˈrəʊvə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ROVER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Rover is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ROVER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of rover in the English dictionary

The first definition of rover in the dictionary is a person who roves; wanderer. Other definition of rover is a mark selected at random for use as a target. Rover is also a ball that has been driven through all the hoops but has not yet hit the winning peg.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ROVER


ANOVA
ˈænəʊvə
Casanova
ˌkæsəˈnəʊvə
clover
ˈkləʊvə
crossover
ˈkrɒsˌəʊvə
Dover
ˈdəʊvə
drover
ˈdrəʊvə
hangover
ˈhæŋˌəʊvə
Hanover
ˈhænəʊvə
leftover
ˈlɛftˌəʊvə
makeover
ˈmeɪkəʊvə
Moldova
mɒlˈdəʊvə
moreover
mɔːˈrəʊvə
nova
ˈnəʊvə
ova
ˈəʊvə
over
ˈəʊvə
pullover
ˈpʊlˌəʊvə
supernova
ˌsuːpəˈnəʊvə
takeover
ˈteɪkˌəʊvə
trover
ˈtrəʊvə
turnover
ˈtɜːnəʊvə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ROVER

routinist
routinization
routinize
routous
routously
roux
ROV
rove
rove beetle
rove-over
Rover Scout
roving
roving commission
roving reporter
rovingly
row
row house
row over
rowable
rowan

WORDS THAT END LIKE ROVER

all over
all-over
cover
cut-and-cover
discover
Hannover
hardcover
Hoover
hover
Land Rover
lover
mover
on cover
over and over
recover
remover
take over
the Prime Mover
undercover
win over

Synonyms and antonyms of rover in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ROVER»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «rover» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of rover

Translation of «rover» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ROVER

Find out the translation of rover to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of rover from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «rover» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

路虎
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

rover
570 millions of speakers

English

rover
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रोवर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

روفر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ровер
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

rover
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জলদসু্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vagabond
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Rover
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Rover
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ローバー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

로버
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Rover
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

người đi lang thang
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ரோவர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रोव्हर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

korsan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vagabondo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rover
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ровер
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

rover
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

rover
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Rover
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

rover
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

rover
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of rover

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ROVER»

The term «rover» is very widely used and occupies the 5.536 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ROVER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «rover» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «rover» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about rover

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4 QUOTES WITH «ROVER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word rover.
1
Brad Sherman
It would be great some day to have astronauts in a rover on Mars. But just about anyone except an oil company executive would say its more important to have 50 million solar powered vehicles in the United States.
2
Steven Squyres
We didn't know if the rover could climb up or down the hills of the crater.
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Andy Weir
Back in the days of Apollo, sending humans to the moon was the only viable way to get the scientific data we wanted. But now, with our computer and robotics technology, there's very little an astronaut can do on Mars that a well-designed rover can't.
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Ahmed Zewail
Curiosity - the rover and the concept - is what science is all about: the quest to reveal the unknown.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ROVER»

Discover the use of rover in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to rover and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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How to Power Tune Rover V-8 Engines: For Road and Track
A brand new title in the best-selling SpeedPro! series.Covers 3.5, 3.9, 4.0 & 4.6 litre engines from 1967 to date.Maximum road or track performance & reliability for minimum money.The author is an engineer with much professional experience ...
Des Hammill, 2005
2
Land Rover Series III Reborn
Developed from several years of articles in Land Rover Monthly magazine, this manual is the most detailed package of information available for anyone thinking of restoring, rebuilding or improving a Series III Land Rover.
Lindsay Porter, 2011
3
Red And Rover
"Red and Rover" is an endearing cartoon about a boy and his dog, now collected into this volume for fans everywhere.
Brian Basset, 2002
4
Land Rover Discovery, Defender & Range Rover: How to Modify ...
This book describes the options available to the owner, from big wheels and suspension lifts, under-body protection and tuning ideas, right up to how to convert the car into a high speed racer or an international expedition vehicle. with ...
Ralph Hosier, 2011
5
The Rover
It was the last novel by Joseph Conrad and perhaps his masterpiece. it is the tale of a sailor, Peyrol and of poor young girl, Arlette.
Joseph Conrad, 2009
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Move Over, Rover
When a storm comes, Rover expects to have his safe and dry doghouse all to himself but he soon finds that various other animals, including a skunk, also want a cozy place to sit out the rain.
Karen Beaumont, 2006
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Land Rover Series I-III: Your Expert Guide to Common ...
This book identifies the most common problems encountered with Series Land Rovers, from engine noises to suspension issues, and provides quick, often innovative roadside repairs to get you moving again, together with thorough advice on more ...
Maurice Thurman, 2011
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Rescuing Rover: Saving America's Dogs
Looks at the problem of dog overpopulation in America, discusses the role of puppy mills, pet stores, and independent breeders, and includes a profile of a local animal shelter.
Raymond Bial, 2011
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Land Rover: Simply the Best
Land Rover, the world's most successful off-road marque, was introduced in 1948 for the toughest of conditions.
Martin Hodder, 1998
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Oroonoko, the Rover and Other Works
The novel also reveals Behn’s ambiguous attitude to African slavery – while she favoured it as a means to strengthen England’s power, her powerful and moving work conveys its injustice and brutality.
Aphra Behn, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ROVER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term rover is used in the context of the following news items.
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NASA's Opportunity rover celebrates Mars marathon milestone
(CNN) It certainly won't be troubling any earth-based runners' personal bests, but NASA's long-serving Mars rover Opportunity set a significant benchmark ... «CNN, Mar 15»
2
'A Great Moment': Rover Finds Methane, a Clue That Mars May …
A year after reporting that NASA's Curiosity rover had found no evidence of methane gas on Mars, all but dashing hopes that organisms might be living there ... «New York Times, Dec 14»
3
28 Months on Mars
NASA's Curiosity rover has explored Gale Crater for 833 Martian days, or Sols. And it has found evidence, written in red rocks and sand, of lakes and streams on ... «New York Times, Dec 14»
4
Mars 2020 rover will pave the way for future manned missions
Nasa's next Martian rover will attempt to make oxygen on the surface of the red planet when it lands there in 2021. The rover will carry seven scientific projects, ... «BBC News, Aug 14»
5
REVIEW: The Rover Goes Weirdly Western Down Under
This image — so sudden, startling and comically surreal that it might be from a Road Runner cartoon — comes early in The Rover, a modern western from ... «TIME, Jun 14»
6
A car theft drives the chilling, intense 'The Rover'
"The Rover's" spare, uncompromisingly bleak setting is a very particular one, a time 10 years after an economic collapse that is both unnervingly familiar yet ... «Los Angeles Times, Jun 14»
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Cannes 2014 review: The Rover - Robert Pattinson in apocalypse now
The Rover is an undoubtedly atmospheric and brutal drama set in an apocalyptic ... Michôd creates a good deal of ambient menace in The Rover; Pearce has a ... «The Guardian, May 14»
8
China's First Lunar Rover Live-Blogged Its Own Death
China's first lunar exploration vehicle, the Yutu rover (or “Jade Rabbit"), is experiencing technical difficulties. On Saturday, the state-run Xinhua News Agency ... «Motherboard, Jan 14»
9
Why This Mars Rover Has Lasted 3560 Days Longer Than Expected
The mission wasn't supposed to last more than 90 days. But 10 years later, NASA's Opportunity rover is still in working condition and continues to send back ... «Business Insider, Jan 14»
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'Remarkable' rocks within reach of Jade Rabbit rover
Some of the youngest lava flows on the Moon are within reach of China's Jade Rabbit rover, says a leading US lunar scientist. The Chang'e-3 mission touched ... «BBC News, Dec 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Rover [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/rover>. Jul 2020 ».
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