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verb (puts out feelers, putting out feelers)
  1. (idiom) to explore or watch for; ask around; investigate
I will put out feelers and see what I can find out about that.
Etymology: from the context of certain animals using their feelers to gain awareness of their surroundings, as survival readily requires knowledge of nearby threats, food, water, shelter, or mates.


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