- n an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities
there was a congressional probe into the scandal
- n a flexible slender surgical instrument with a blunt end that is used to explore wounds or body cavities
- n an exploratory action or expedition
- n an investigation conducted using a flexible surgical instrument to explore an injury or a body cavity
- v question or examine thoroughly and closely
- v examine physically with or as if with a probe
probe an anthill
- Initial observations by the Kepler space probe show that it is in perfect working order.
- The probe was quietly suspended in 1997.
- As the Galileo spacecraft prepared to take up its orbit around Jupiter, a 746-pound probe released from the spacecraft in July slammed into the Jovian atmosphere.
- Arlen Specter in FOXNews
We're going to look behind the generalizations that General Petraeus or anybody gives us and probe the very hard facts to see exactly what the situation is,Specter said. "As I've said in the past, unless we see some light at the end of the...
- Lee Kun-hee in USA Today
We, including myself, have caused troubles to the nation with the special probe,Lee said. "I deeply apologize for that, and I'll take full responsibility for everything, both legally and morally."
- Condoleezza Rice in FOXNews
I hope that this meeting of the three of us will be an opportunity to examine the current situation, to commit _ recommit _ to existing agreements but also to begin to explore and probe the political and diplomatic horizon,Rice said.