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

 probe /ˈprob/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 probe /ˈprob/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Probe v. t. [imp. & p. p. Probed p. pr. & vb. n. Probing.]
 1. To examine, as a wound, an ulcer, or some cavity of the body, with a probe.
 2. Fig.: to search to the bottom; to scrutinize or examine thoroughly.
    The growing disposition to probe the legality of all acts, of the crown.   --Hallam.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Probe, n. Surg. An instrument for examining the depth or other circumstances of a wound, ulcer, or cavity, or the direction of a sinus, of for exploring for bullets, for stones in the bladder, etc.
 Probe scissors, or Probe-pointed scissors Surg., scissors used to open wounds, the blade of which, to be thrust into the orifice, has a button at the end.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities;
           "there was a congressional probe into the scandal" [syn:
      2: a flexible slender surgical instrument used to explore
         wounds or body cavities
      3: an exploratory action or expedition
      4: an investigation conducted using a probe instrument
      v 1: question or examine thoroughly and closely [syn: examine]
      2: examine physically with or as if with a probe; "probe an
         anthill" [syn: dig into, poke into]