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- adj. Of something that investigates or explores deeply.
- n. The action of investigating or exploring.
- v. Present participle of probe.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. diligent and thorough in inquiry or investigation
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For these are the laughable stereotypes he has tried to avoid his entire life, whether they come from the guy in the Giants jersey at the sports bar doing a limp wrist and a lisp or in a clever cartoon in which the word "probing" becomes overused code for gay sex.
Aaron is still watching me, his expression probing.
Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Zapatero urged Venezuelan authorities Wednesday to respond to Spain's call for help in probing allegations that Basque terrorists are trained in the South American Country.
Or if you're using a work PC, they very likely will use your machine to begin probing other PCs on your company's network, as we described in this front page coverstory.
Finding an effective drug could take up to ten years, but the technology could prove useful in probing other drug resistant diseases such as HIV.
The physicist Stefan Meyer, a student of Franz Exner, had already expressed a strong interest in probing radium.
When spawning crappies move shallow, the semi-weedless nature of a spinnerbait is a big help in probing the edges of weedbeds without snagging. 1/16 ounce; four colors.
And alas this 'patient, tentative probing' is not what most of the ID advocates are actually doing, is it?
He simply seemed voyeuristically interested in probing into every aspect of his subjects 'lives using batteries of tests, intrusive questions, and close observation.
I saw them lifting the poor men upon it, then the surgeons sawing and cutting off arms and legs, then again probing and picking bullets from the flesh.