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probe
used in Fahrenheit 451

2 uses
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Definition
to investigate; or an investigation

or:

any of various instrument used for investigation
instruments such as:
  • an instrument to measure electronic voltage
  • a surgical tool used for examination
  • an unmanned spacecraft used for exploration
  • And then he shut up, for he remembered last week and the two white stones staring up at the ceiling and the pumpsnake with the probing eye and the two soap-faced men with, the cigarettes moving in their mouths when they talked.
    p. 49.8
  • Under the doorsill, a slow, probing sniff, an exhalation of electric steam.
    p. 68.8

There are no more uses of "probe" in Fahrenheit 451.

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