inquiring inquiring  /ɪn ˈkwaɪ ə rɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a request for information
  2. (adj) given to inquiry

Usage(s):

  1. A few days ago a reporter phoned the Ford office in Palm Desert, California, inquiring if it was true that President Ford was on death's door.
  2. Calls inquiring possible changes to the Senate page program were not returned.
  3. Lately, though, inquiring journalists have slapped him awake.

News

  1. Meriden high school valedictorian finds his path under the hood

    MERIDEN — Stefan Ankle has always been interested in how and why things work. His inquiring mind prompted him to choose automotive repair shop as his area of focus four years ago at Wilcox Technical High School. The student knew nothing about automobiles, but through the years he learned the ins and outs of the vehicles and also excelled in his academic studies.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Record-Journal

  2. Wilcox Tech valedictorian looks forward to continuing hands-on education

    MERIDEN — Stefan Ankle has always been interested in how and why things work. His inquiring mind prompted him to choose automotive repair as his area of focus or “shop” four years ago at Wilcox Technical High School. The student knew nothing about automobiles, but through the years learned the ins and outs of the vehicles and also excelled in his academic studies.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Record-Journal

  3. Pelosi to reporter asking on abortion: 'I'm not going there'

    Washington (CNN) – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi got into a heated back and forth Thursday with a reporter inquiring about a measure that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, alleging the comparison the journalist made to a criminal abortion doctor in Philadelphia was made for political purposes. The clash came the day […]
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNN Political Ticker

Quotes

  1. "David Fincher started inquiring about my interest in scoring his upcoming film, The Social Network. Yeah, the movie about the founding of Facebook. I've always loved David's work but quite honestly I wondered what would draw him to tell that...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Trent Reznor Source: Digital Spy

  2. "I've told (Curran) that I can no longer wait and that it's time to move on," Shanahan told The New York Post. "Until now, Rick has been under instructions to tell inquiring teams that my focus was on re-signing with the Rangers, and that I...
    on Oct 31, 2008 By: Brendan Shanahan Source: Protrade

  3. "I wouldn't be doing my job if I wasn't inquiring what it would take to move up not just to No. 2, but No. 1, No. 3 and No. 4 as well," Nonis said, while adding that nothing serious was in the works.
    on Jun 21, 2007 By: Dave Nonis Source: Canada.com

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