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interrogate

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈterəgeɪt/

Translation of interrogate in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 (question) [criminal/suspect/spy] interrogar*, someter a un interrogatorio
  • 2 [Computing/Informática] [Telecom] [computer/database] interrogar* a
    Example sentences
    • There are now increasing numbers of projects which aim systematically to sequence insertion sites, so that mutant isolation will simply involve interrogating databases and then requesting seed.
    • The first hits obtained with the E. coli queries were used in turn to interrogate the databases.
    • BGT opted to build a web-based system that would allow customers to interrogate the data held in its databases and pull down the information relevant to them on an ‘as-needed’ basis.
    Example sentences
    • Every child could have embedded location detectors and many houses could have electronics for interrogating such detectors.
    • When the device was interrogated, no evidence was found that a shock had been delivered.
    • In such electrically passive topologies, the lasers and receivers are located remotely from the sensor arrays and interrogate the sensors via fiber-optic links.

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