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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
probe /probe/
  • danh từ
    • cái thông, cái que thăm (để dò vết thương...)
    • (vật lý) máy dò, cái dò, cực dò
      • sound probe: máy dò âm
      • electric probe: cực dò điện
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) sự thăm dò, sự điều tra
    • ngoại động từ
      • dò (vết thương...) bằng que thăm
      • thăm dò, điều tra
    Concise Dictionary
    +an inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities
    +a flexible slender surgical instrument used to explore wounds or body cavities
    +an exploratory action or expedition
    +an investigation conducted using a flexible surgical instrument to explore an injury or a body cavity
    +question or examine thoroughly and closely
    +examine physically with or as if with a probe

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 explore, examine, scrutinize, investigate, search (into), look into, go into, study, dig into, delve into, poke about or around, Colloq poke into:
    They probed his background thoroughly but found nothing unusual.
    2 poke, prod, explore, examine; plumb, dig:
    Snipe use their long bills to probe for worms in soft mud.
    3 investigation, examination, exploration, scrutiny, search, study, inquiry or enquiry, inquest:
    There will be a governmental probe into the mismanagement of the department.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb
    1 ~ (into sth) to ask questions in order to find out secret or hidden information about sb/sth: [V] He didn't like the media probing into his past. + [VN] a TV programme that probed government scandals in the 1990s [also V speech]
    2 [VN] to touch, examine or look for sth, especially with a long thin instrument: The doctor probed the wound for signs of infection. + Searchlights probed the night sky.
    + noun
    1 ~ (into sth) (used especially in newspapers) a thorough and careful investigation of sth: a police probe into the financial affairs of the company + Arson probe after three die at home.
    2 (also space probe) a spacecraft without people on board which obtains information and sends it back to earth
    3 (technical) a long thin metal tool used by doctors for examining inside the body
    4 (technical) a small device put inside sth and used by scientists to test sth or record information
    Collocation Dictionary


    (figurative) probing deeper and deeper into the secrets of the universe
    | further | gently


    using its long beak to probe for worms
    | into
    (figurative) The police were probing into her personal life.
    | with
    He probed the mud with his knife.

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