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probe into something

to investigate something. The police will probe into the matter and report to the commissioner. We will take some time and probe into that for you.
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probe something for something

to poke around in something for something. He probed his memory for some clue as to where he had been on that date. Sam probed the darkened space for the tool that he had mislaid.
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On the left, an Agilent 1165A, 600-MHz passive probe was used to measure this signal.
A prototype implant developed by Wise and his Michigan colleagues Mayurachat Gulari and Jianbai Wang includes piezoelectric sensors in the probe.
The reflection probe consists of seven illuminating fibers evenly spaced around the probe circumference.
Essentially, Zeiss engineers have developed a dynamic bending model of the entire system--the machine and the probe head--for its scanning CMMs.
But if some of those esophageal reflux events reached the pharyngeal probe, the patient would be diagnosed as having LPR--that is, reflux into the pharynx.
Use only one brand of probe to achieve standardization
For microbial cleanup of an organic compound like that, you need the presence of oxygen, so we originally developed this probe to determine the amount of oxygen being delivered to subsurface sites.
The annual budget for developing all three is about $100 million per year, with each finished probe expected to cost around $180 million, compared to Galileo's $1.
In addition to the probe adapter, Agilent is expanding its offering of oscilloscope probes and accessories with the following new products:
The five-step chemical reaction that synthesizes the glucose probe requires several different solvents.
They also were released by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Ames Research Center in Mountain View, which managed the probe mission.
When a tool or part is placed within the measuring area, usually on a table, the probe is moved along the object's surface by servo motors, either manually or under automatic control.
Unlike trace and debug probes available today, the System Navigator Pro solution is the functional equivalent of an integrated high-performance buffered logic analyzer and a programmable signal generator - all in a single probe.
Littering the landing site of the European Space Agency's (ESA) Huygens probe are fist-shaped rocks reminiscent of river rocks on our planet.
Scientists said Monday that they may have to rethink their theories about how the planets formed based on new data from the Galileo space probe that parachuted into Jupiter's atmosphere last month.