Probing
Probe Probe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Probed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Probing}.] [L. probare to try, examine. See {Prove}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To examine, as a wound, an ulcer, or some cavity of the body, with a probe. [1913 Webster]

2. Fig.: to search to the bottom; to scrutinize or examine thoroughly. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

The growing disposition to probe the legality of all acts, of the crown. --Hallam. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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