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probes, plural;
  1. Physically explore or examine (something) with the hands or an instrument
    • - researchers probing the digestive glands of mollusks
  2. Seek to uncover information about someone or something
    • - he began to probe into Donald's whereabouts
    • - police are probing another murder
  1. A blunt-ended surgical instrument used for exploring a wound or part of the body

  2. A small device, esp. an electrode, used for measuring, testing, or obtaining information

  3. A projecting device for engaging in a drogue, either on an aircraft for use in inflight refueling or on a spacecraft for use in docking with another craft

  4. An unmanned exploratory spacecraft designed to transmit information about its environment

  5. An investigation into a crime or other matter
    • - a probe into the maritime industry by the FBI

  1. an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities; "there was a congressional probe into the scandal"
  2. question or examine thoroughly and closely
  3. a flexible slender surgical instrument with a blunt end that is used to explore wounds or body cavities
  4. examine physically with or as if with a probe; "probe an anthill"
  5. an exploratory action or expedition
  6. an investigation conducted using a flexible surgical instrument to explore an injury or a body cavity
  7. Probe was a 2 hour TV pilot movie created by Leslie Stevens that first aired on February 21, 1972 on NBC.
  8. Probe is a 1988 American television pilot and subsequent TV series created by television mystery writer William Link and noted science fiction author Isaac Asimov which aired on ABC. Michael B. ...
  9. The parlor game Probe was introduced in the 1960s by Parker Brothers and is currently traded on Ebay. Probe is reminiscent of the simple two-person game Hangman, whose object is to guess a word chosen by another player by revealing specific letters. ...
  10. Probe Profiles (formerly known as Probe,The Probe Team and The Probe Team Documentaries) was a Philippine public affairs program being aired on ABS-CBN and on its sister cable channel, the ANC. It is hosted by Cheche Lazaro and is produced by Probe Productions Inc. ...
  11. Acclaim Cheltenham was a game studio in Cheltenham, England that was founded in 1984. They were acquired by Acclaim Entertainment on October 10, 1995. They made Extreme-G 3 and before Acclaim declared bankruptcy in 2004.
  12. Blizzard Entertainment's bestselling real-time strategy game series StarCraft revolves around interstellar affairs in a distant sector of the galaxy, with three species and multiple factions all vying for supremacy in the sector. ...
  13. Any of various medical instruments used to explore wounds, organs etc. [from 15th c.]; Something which penetrates something else, as though to explore; something which obtains information. [from 17th c.]; An act of probing; a prod, a poke. [from 19th c.]; An investigation or inquiry. ...
  14. a model of Ford automobile
  15. (PROBES) Unmanned spacecraft which are launched into space in order to collect data about the solar system and beyond. Space probes are not necessarily designed to return to Earth.
  16. (Probes) are used to follow or extract a value at a particular point (node), or on a series of points.
  17. PROBES take samples of treated water from near the bottom of ion exchange beds to monitor approaching exhaustion. Silica probes are arranged to monitor a rise in conductivity which indicates that silica is about to break through the bottom of the unit.
  18. ServiceNow probes are pieces of code that a MID Server uses to determine important characteristics of addressable devices for the Discovery feature. The platform creates these probes from templates that are configured to communicate with a device using its own language (SSH, WMI, etc). ...
  19. (Probing) is the asking of additional questions to encourage a respondent to enlarge on a particular answer or opinion so that their answer can be further understood by the researcher.
  20. (Probing) A method for sexing snakes. It involves using a blunt metal rod inserted in the vent, pointed towards the tail. The depth that the rod goes in will determine the sex of the snake.
  21. (Probing) A term used to describe the electrical testing that employs very finely tipped probes applied sequentially to a wafer.
  22. (Probing) Follow-up questions to clarify why a particular response was given. Can occur in quantitative or qualitative research.
  23. (Probing) In qualitative interviews and focus groups, probing refers to the process of asking follow-up questions to participants’ statements in order to elicit more information on a particular sub-topic. E.g., “Why is that?” and “Can you explain what you mean by that in more detail? ...
  24. (Probing) The act of discovering the configuration or attributes of the machine or its operating state. A probe typically consists of sending a hardware signal and waiting, for a given time, for a response from an attached bus or device.
  25. (Probing) the process of probing/testing die in wafer form.