What does probing mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inquisitory, probing, searching(adj)

    diligent and thorough in inquiry or investigation

    "a probing inquiry"; "a searching investigation of their past dealings"


  1. probing(Noun)

    The action of investigating or exploring.

  2. probing(Adjective)

    Of something that investigates or explores deeply.

    He was unsettled by her probing questions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Probing

    of Probe

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  1. Alex
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  1. probing


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of probing in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of probing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of probing in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    When a company's policy becomes policing the activities of employees, it catches only petty thieves but its profit goes majorly into the pockets of people probing or looting and not in the bank of the owner.

  2. Leo Taddeo:

    We're always concerned when we see nation-state activity probing our infrastructure, by naming and shaming, you might bring attention to the issue and bring additional resources to bear on it.

  3. Evelyn Yang:

    It started with inappropriate questions around how intimate I was with my husband, sexual activity, just very inappropriate probing questions that were unrelated to my health.

  4. Michael Warren:

    I asked if Democrats were to take over control of the Senate, and Chuck Schumer were to deny President Trump a SCOTUS nominee vote on the floor, what would he do about it? He didn't have an answer. But he did say he believed all Supreme Court nominees who go through the process should get a vote on the floor, it's an interesting question to start asking and probing these Senate candidates on down the line.

  5. David Axelrod:

    There were more probing stories, it kind of culminated in March with the frenzy around Rev. Jeremiah Wright.

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