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endeavour 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
  1. endeavor: attempt by employing effort; "we endeavor to make our customers happy"
  2. enterprise: a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness); "he had doubts about the whole enterprise"
  3. attempt: earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; "made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try"
  4. Endeavour is an impact crater located in Meridiani Planum on Mars. Since August 2008, Mars Exploration Rover-B Opportunity has been travelling towards it. Endeavour is 22 kilometers (13.70 miles) in diameter which compares to Victoria crater which is 750 meters (0. ...
  5. Endeavour Foundation is a Queensland-based, non-Government, not-for-profit organisation that provides services and support for people with disabilities and their families. ...
  6. A mythic ship, the Flying Dutchman is commanded by the legendary Captain Davy Jones. Jones and his crew, like the ship itself, are slowly losing their humanity and mutating into conglomerates of different sea life forms. ...
  7. Space Shuttle Endeavour (Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-105) is one of three currently operational orbiters in the Space Shuttle fleet of NASA, the space agency of the United States. (The other two are Discovery and Atlantis. ...
  8. The Endeavour was a long-distance passenger train service between Wellington and Napier (and for part of its history, Gisborne) in the North Island of New Zealand. The service was modelled on the Southerner service in the South Island, and operated from 1972 to 1989.
  9. Endeavour a 130 foot J-class yacht built for the 1934 America's Cup by Camper and Nicholson in Gosport, Portsmouth Harbour, England. She was built for Thomas Sopwith who used his aviation design expertise to ensure the yacht was the most advanced of its day with a steel hull and mast. ...
  10. HMS Endeavour, also known as HM Bark Endeavour, was a British Royal Navy research vessel commanded by Lieutenant James Cook on his first voyage of discovery, to Australia and New Zealand from 1769 to 1771.
  11. A sincere attempt; a determined or assiduous effort towards a specific goal; Enterprise; assiduous or persistent activity; To exert oneself. [15th-17th c.]; To attempt through application of effort (to do something); to try strenuously. [from 16th c.]; To attempt (something). [16th-17th c.]
  12. (Endeavours) the phrase 'to use best or reasonable endeavours' is often used in a contract. It means that person A will try to achieve a certain goal. For example, to deliver the 'widgets' on time, and they will have to use their best or reasonable endeavours to do this.
  13. Vol. XXI (1962), “The Tuatara in its natural habitat”, Dawbin, W. H.
  14. Captain James Cook's voyage in the Endeavour, which resulted in the mapping of New Zealand and the east coast of Australia, was an amazing leap into the unknown. ...
  15. One of the ships in the fleet which carried Captain James Cook to discover New Zealand in 1769.
  16. first launched on May 7, 1992. It has flown 19 missions and is still operational today. It is due to be retired in 2010.
  17. journal (1) and The Endeavour journal (2), as kept by James Cook - digitised and held by the National Library of Australia
  18. Works towards a goal, try.