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probe(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (medicine)
a. la sonda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The surgeon will insert a probe into the incision.El cirujano va a introducir una sonda en la incisión.
2. (spacecraft)
a. la sonda espacial
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
NASA sent a probe to Mars.La NASA envió una sonda espacial a Marte.
3. (inquiry)
a. la investigación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
So far the probe hasn't uncovered any new evidence.Por ahora la investigación no ha dado nuevas pruebas.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (medicine)
a. sondar
The doctor probed the wound to determine its depth.El médico sondó la herida para determinar su profundidad.
5. (to investigate)
a. investigar
The auditor probed the business's financial records.El auditor investigó los archivos financieros de la empresa.
b. explorar
The psychoanalysts attempted to probe the unconscious mind.Los psicoanalistas intentaron explorar el inconsciente.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
6. (to investigate)
a. investigar
The detective continues to probe into the case.El detective sigue investigando sobre el caso.
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probe
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (instrument)
a. la sonda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(space) probesonda espacial
2. (colloquial)
a. la investigación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(inquiry)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (medicine)
a. sondar
4. (feel)
a. tantear
5. (investigate)
a. investigar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
6. (general)
a.
to probe intoescarbar en
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probe [prəʊb]
noun
1 (Med) sonda (f)
2 (rocket) cohete (m); proyectil (m);(also space probe) sonda (f) espacial
3 (inquiry) investigación (f)
a probe into drug trafficking una investigación del tráfico de drogas
transitive verb
1 [+hole, crack] (with instrument, probe) sondear; (with hands) palpar; tantear
2 (Med) sondar
3 (explore) explorar
4 (investigate) investigar
the policeman kept probing me el policía siguió sondeándome; to probe a mystery investigar un misterio
intransitive verb
investigar
to probe into sb's past investigar el pasado de algn; you should have probed more deeply deberías haber llevado a cabo una investigación más a fondo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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