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peek in(to something)

To peer, glimpse, or glance in(to something) quickly, shyly, or inconspicuously. The secretary peeked in and disappeared just as quickly when she realized people were in the room. He peeked into the box and saw that his wife had gotten him a new watch for Christmas.
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peek in

(on someone or something) to glance quickly into a place to see someone or something. Would you please peek in on the baby?
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peek in(to something)

to steal a quick glimpse into something. Sam peeked into the oven to see what was cooking. Laura opened the oven door and peeked in.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Rheological characterization was carried out to differentiate between the molecular mobility and structure of the PEEKS in the melt state.
PEK exhibits larger reduction in crystallization enthalpy than the PEEKs in air, and exhibits similar level of degradation in nitrogen.