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probe (s) (noun), probes (pl)
1. In surgery, a probe is a slender flexible rod with a blunt end used to explore; for example, an opening to see where it goes.
2. An exploratory action, expedition, or device, especially one designed to investigate and to obtain information about a remote or unknown region.
3. An investigation into unfamiliar matters or questionable activities; a penetrating inquiry: Mar conducted a congressional probe into price fixing.
4. A space probe or a rocket-propelled guided missile that can escape the earth's atmosphere and which makes observations of the solar system that cannot be made by terrestrial observations.
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probe (verb), probes; probed; probing
1. The act of exploring or searching with or as if with a device or instrument.
2. To delve into; to investigate.
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