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Synonyms for probe

Synonyms for probe

the act or an instance of exploring or investigating

something, as a remark, used to determine the attitude of another


a seeking of knowledge, data, or the truth about something

to go into or through for the purpose of making discoveries or acquiring information

to test the attitude of

Synonyms for probe

an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities

a flexible slender surgical instrument with a blunt end that is used to explore wounds or body cavities

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an exploratory action or expedition

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an investigation conducted using a flexible surgical instrument to explore an injury or a body cavity

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question or examine thoroughly and closely

examine physically with or as if with a probe

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The yellow trace represents the signal after it was probed, which is the same as the input to the probe.
A sensor at the tip of the probe responds when it bumps the cochlear wall, so surgeons can make adjustments during insertion, Wise says.
The Equispec OCS with one fiber-optic probe sells for roughly $40,000.
But because of the modeling of the system, and because they've put the necessary algorithms in the control software (which Legacy says are transparent to the user), what happens with a VAST Navigator-equipped machine is that based on the probe configuration and the features to be measured, the system will automatically recommend the fastest scanning velocity.
We believe that the proximal probe should be placed in the pharynx and not in the upper esophagus (figure 2), as has been suggested by some.
The probe is placed under the contact area between the line angles; making sure it is located at the interproximal area of the tooth.
With this probe," he says, "you don't have to collect a physical sample and bring it to the surface.
One is an asteroid probe that looks much like a toy car with sharply spiked metal wheels.
The Agilent N2887A 36-channel Pro and N2888A 18-channel half-channel InfiniiMax soft touch probe heads connect Agilent soft-touch connectorless probes to the input connectors of the Agilent InfiniiMax I and II Series probe amplifiers.
A standard clinical dose of the radioactive glucose probe has an activity of 10 millicuries (mCi).
On the one hand, you could say the Galileo probe shows that Jupiter is dry.
Whenever the probe actually touches the workpiece, the point of contact is defined in terms of the x-y-z axes of a coordinate system.
The System Navigator Pro series provides a high-performance, dual-mode trace probe with trace bandwidth over 20 Gbps and a high-speed trace buffer that can collect up to 2 Gbytes of trace data.
The probe glided through Titan's atmosphere for just under 2.
We have to change our models of how planetary evolution takes place," said Richard Young, chief probe project scientist at NASA's Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif.