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probe
British English: /prəʊb/
American English: /proʊb/

Translation of probe in German:

noun

  • 1
    (investigation) into Gen.
    a probe is being conducted
    Nachforschungen werden angestellt
  • 2 (Medicine, Electronics, Astronomy)
    Sonde, die
  • 3
    (pointed instrument)
    Tastgerät, das

transitive verb

  • 2 (with pointed instrument)
    stechen in
    + Akk.
    (Medicine)
  • 3 (reach deeply into)
    gründlich untersuchen
    (Tasche usw.)
    gründlich erforschen
    (Kontinent, Weltall)

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (make investigation)
    he kept probing
    er bohrte weiter
    [colloquial]
    probe into a matter
    einer Angelegenheit Dat. auf den Grund gehen
  • 2 (with pointed instrument)
    herumstochern
    (Medicine)

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