Privateer
rating: 0+x

prī'və-tîr'

etymology :
function : noun

1 Term used to describe individuals who commit their extensive fortune to privately fund quests, research or investigation that have traditionally been under the economic and scientific tutelage of governments.

A good example is the current state of space exploration.

flickr:2103024174

(jordi-roses, 05.12.07)
Tag this site in del.icio.us del.icio.us.

Unless otherwise stated, the content of this page is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License