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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 probe is placed under the contact area between the line angles; making sure it is located at the interproximal area of the tooth.
To date, the probes have been installed only in sandy or clay environments, not rock dumps.
For all the scientific innovation in the new generation of JPL probes, many of the missions rely on technology that has been used before or is, in some cases, downright old.
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).
Probes based on Packard-Hughes Gold Dot technology are also available for testing LCDs, MCMs and TAB assemblies.
Even with stable materials, however, most CMM's are dependent on the probe physically touching the workpiece.
SNP includes a sophisticated triggering system in the probe, allowing monitoring of combinatorial, sequential or conditional events.
To overcome this constraint, scientists have designed ocean gliders that are propelled by the same buoyancy-change technique used in the Argo probes.
The commission is aware of at least 28 deaths involving functionally identical worm probes.
Most of the valve-gate systems available use externally heated probes with an "open" internal melt channel and valve pin.
Designed to optimally leverage the resources of the most advanced testers (x384 and higher die under test, or DUT) to achieve the highest levels of parallelism, the Harmony XP probe card can enable testing of 300-mm 1GB DRAM wafers in as few as two touchdowns.
The probe passed within 2,200 kilometers of Comet Borrelly's frozen nucleus and through the comet's coma of dust and gas.
Our Medalist Bead Probe Technology provides superior test access by allowing PCB manufacturers to place bead probes directly on PCB signal traces after completing the circuit layout, providing test points virtually anywhere on a board," says Kenneth Parker, senior scientist for ICT at Agilent.
DNA chips vary greatly in how the probes are attached to a surface.