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peer underneath (something)

To glance, look, or stare underneath something, especially in an intent, inquisitive, or searching manner. Peer underneath the bed and see if my keys are down there. She stood peering underneath the front porch looking for her cat.
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They fanned out across the ruins of a mobile home park, some combing debris with rakes while others lifted up twisted metal to peer underneath.
The ability to peer underneath the towering clouds of a hurricane and track the ferocious winds at ship's level will obviously be a valuable component of the infrastructure enabling warnings and forecasts.
From the nearby Stechford Cascades swimming pool car park, you can peer underneath the canopy of several smaller trees which line Station Road.
There were five adults and a young girl all crowded around an end table, trying to peer underneath it.
There is a sensor in the works using terahertz waves that could potentially peer underneath a passenger's clothing and read the chemical signature of objects hidden there--a combination of the AIT and trace detector's capabilities.
In my finery I resisted the temptation to lift the boards and peer underneath. I could assume that the timbers weren't protected by a damp proof course, neither would there be a big void underneath with large air bricks to ventilate it.
These are people who can get under the skin of a business, lift up stones and peer underneath. Forensic accountants are crucial, especially if you are acting for the spouse who has no involvement in the business.
He blinked at the meter, got out of the taxi, and knelt at the rear, tilting his head inches from the ground to peer underneath. Standing up, he puckered his mouth to one side.
Seeing celestial objects in a different light is just part of this text, which explores all manner of extravisual imaging methods, from sonar and fluoroscopes to "T-ray" submillimeter imaging and the X-ray vision that lets researchers peer underneath the layers of paint of classical artwork.
citizens, however, have been loath to lift up the rock of political convention to peer underneath at the masculinized presumptions and worries that shape American foreign policies.
Today, the Transportation Security Administration uses low doses to peer underneath clothes to ferret out weapons or bombs.
In May, a cable news network ran a report on Transportation Security Administration body scanners that can peer underneath clothing and show the outlines of a subject's body.
Among the new technologies that could be placed in the tunnels are backscatter X-ray machines, which peer underneath clothes, and passive and active millimeter wave sensors that can see the outlines of concealed metal objects.