Meaning of pathfinder
Pronunciation: (path'fīn"dur, päth'-), [key]
- a person who finds or makes a path, way, route, etc.,esp. through a previously unexplored or untraveled wilderness.
- an airplane, or a person dropped from a plane, sent into a target area to illuminate the area for succeeding aircraft.
- a radar beacon beamed into a target area to provide guidance for missiles seeking the target.
- pathfinder (Thesaurus)