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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·ter·ro·ga·tion n.
 1. The act or process of interrogating or questioning; examination by questions; an instance of interrogating; inquiry.
 2. A question put; an inquiry.
 3. A point, mark, or sign, thus [?], indicating that the sentence with which it is connected is a question. It is used to express doubt, or to mark a query.  Usually called a question mark; called also interrogation point.
 Note:In works printed in the Spanish language this mark is not only placed at the end of an interrogative sentence, but is also placed, inverted [as thus (¿)], at the beginning.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a sentence of inquiry that asks for a reply; "he asked a
           direct question"; "he had trouble phrasing his
           interrogations" [syn: question, interrogative, interrogative
      2: a transmission that will trigger an answering transmission
         from a transponder
      3: formal systematic questioning [syn: examination, interrogatory]
      4: an instance of questioning; "there was a question about my
         training"; "we made inquiries of all those who were
         present" [syn: question, inquiry, enquiry, query]
         [ant: answer]