peek under

peek under (something)

1. To peer, glimpse, or glance under (something) quickly, shyly, or inconspicuously. I peeked under the rug to see if my toddler had hidden anything there. Sarah was peeking under the curtains trying to find our cat.
2. To be revealed partially from underneath something. I hate the way my shirt peeks under my jacket like that! I tried to cover up the graffiti with black paint, but there was still a bit of color peeking under it.
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peek under something

to sneak a little glance beneath something. I peeked under the table, hoping to see the dog waiting therefor the part of my dinner I wasn't going to eat. Peek under the chair and see if the cat is there.
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In addition, the lower wear rate of PEEK under the room temperature test could also be an effect of the higher hardness.
SEM images of the unworn surface (A) and worn surfaces (B-F) for PEEK under different temperature tests: (B) 25[degrees]C, (C) 100[degrees]C, (D) 150[degrees]C, (E) 200[degrees]C, and (F) 250[degrees]C.
Microetching morphologies of the unworn surface (A) and worn surfaces (B-F) for PEEK under different temperature tests: (B) 25[degrees]C, (C) 100[degrees]C, (D) 150[degrees]C, (E) 200[degrees]C, and (F) 250[degrees]C.
The company has established a business, for example, in industrial coatings using PEEK under the brand name Vicote.