Complete Definition of "probe"

English

Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/pɹÉÊb/
(General American|US) IPA|/pɹoÊb/
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉÊb|-ÉÊb

Noun
en-noun

  1. a device, or part of a device, used to explore, investigate or measure

#:Insert the probe into the soil and read the temperature.

  1. an investigation or inquiry

#:They launched a probe into the cause of the accident.

Translations
trans-top|used to explore, investigate or measure
Finnish: luotain, koetin, anturi, sondi
Italian: sonda f
trans-mid
French: sonde f, enquête f
Japanese: JAchar|æ¢é (tanshin), JAchar|æ¢æ»æ© (tansaki)
trans-bottom

trans-top|investigation or inquiry
Finnish: tutkimus, selvitys
Italian: inchiesta f, investigazione f
trans-mid
Japanese: JAchar|èª¿æ» (chÅsa)
trans-bottom

Verb
en-verb|prob|es

  1. context|transitive|intransitive To explore, investigate, or question

#:If you probe further, you may discover different reasons.

Translations
Finnish: tutkia, tunnustella, tiedustella, ottaa selko
Italian: investigare

Proper noun
Probe

  1. a model of Ford automobile

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