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noun as in nomad

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Rover engineers say they also hope to hear the wheels crunch as the rover drives.

“We found the parking lot and hit it,” Chen said, avoiding dangerous terrain that was all but certain to doom the rover.

Onboard systems tracked the surface for hazards during descent and steered the rover away from any threats.

Mars is far enough away from Earth that any radio signal we send the rover takes seven minutes to reach Mars.

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The voyage culminated in the skycrane gently lowering the rover to the surface before rocketing off to land at a safe distance.

However, several probes—most recently the Curiosity rover—have measured methane in the Martian atmosphere.

Jeep steadily gave up a market it had created to rivals, particularly Toyota and Range Rover.

But the runaway best example of the game is another cluster of British luxury vehicles—Range Rover, Land Rover and Jaguar.

The prototype Land Rover was designed by a Jeep owner and built on a Jeep chassis.

Knee deep in mud, sweat mixing with rain, they forced the Land Rover through the jungle.

The great big dog is named Rover, the middle-sized one Brownie, and the little yellow curly one Wienerwurst.

But once when Hepzebiah fell in the pond after her doll, Rover swam in and caught her dress in his mouth and brought her to shore.

Under the big oak by the brook sat the three happy children with Rover, Brownie, and little yellow Wienerwurst.

Rover and Brownie and Wienerwurst lay curled up in their kennels, with their eyes tight shut.

A strange word for the old rover; but we all have a taste for home and the home-like, disguise it how we may.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rover, such as: drifter, freebooter, itinerant, maverick, migrant, and pirate.

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