Examining Ex*am"in*ing, a. Having power to examine; appointed to examine; as, an examining committee. [1913 Webster]

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  • Examining — Examine Ex*am ine, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Examined}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Examining}.] [L. examinare, examinatum, fr. examen, examinis: cf. F. examiner. See {Examen}.] 1. To test by any appropriate method; to inspect carefully with a view to discover… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • examining — adj. Examining is used with these nouns: ↑magistrate …   Collocations dictionary

  • examining — un·examining; …   English syllables

  • examining — Synonyms and related words: analytic, examinational, examinatorial, explorational, explorative, exploratory, fact finding, feeling, groping, heuristic, indagative, inspectional, inspectorial, investigational, investigative, investigatory,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • examining — adj. investigating, serving to examine, interrogative ex·am·ine || ɪg zæmɪn v. look at carefully, inspect, check, interrogate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • examining — examˈining adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑examine …   Useful english dictionary

  • examining trial — A trial or hearing held before a magistrate while presiding as such in an examining court for the purpose of inquiring into a criminal accusation which has been preferred against a person. Childers v State, 30 Tex App 160 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • examining room — noun A small room in a hospital etc where a physician may examine a patient with some privacy …   Wiktionary

  • examining magistrate — judge who decides if there is a basis to try a suspect in a court of law …   English contemporary dictionary

  • examining court — A lower court which conducts preliminary examinations to determine probable cause and set bail before a criminal defendant is bound over to the grand jury. See Court of Inquiry preliminary hearing …   Black's law dictionary

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