evaluate English
Verb
( evaluat)
to draw conclusions from examining; to assess
 It will take several years to evaluate the material gathered in the survey.
(mathematics) to compute or determine the value of (an expression)
 Evaluate this polynomial.
To return or have a specific value.
* 2006 , Lev Sabinin, Larissa Sbitneva, Ivan Shestakov, NonAssociative Algebra and Its Applications , CRC Press (ISBN 9780824726690), page 201
 Since element (15.1) evaluates' to an element of the center in any alternative algebra, (15.1) has to ' evaluate to a scalar multiple of the identity element of the CayleyDickson algebra.
* 2007 , James E. Gentle, Matrix Algebra: Theory, Computations, and Applications in Statistics , Springer Science & Business Media (ISBN 9780387708720), page 165
 In one type of such an integral, the integrand is only the probability density function, and the integral evaluates to a probability, which of course is a scalar.
Derived terms
* evaluator
* evaluatee
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probe English
Noun
( en noun)
(surgery) Any of various medical instruments used to explore wounds, organs, etc.
(figuratively) Something which penetrates something else, as though to explore; something which obtains information.
An act of probing; a prod, a poke.
(figuratively) An investigation or inquiry.
 They launched a probe into the cause of the accident.
(aeronautics) A tube attached to an aircraft which can be fitted into the drogue from a tanker aircraft to allow for aerial refuelling.
(sciences) A small device, especially an electrode, used to explore, investigate or measure something by penetrating or being placed in it.
 Insert the probe into the soil and read the temperature.
(astronautics) A small, usually unmanned, spacecraft used to acquire information or measurements about its surroundings.
(game of go) a move with multiple answers seeking to make the opponent choose and commit to a strategy
Synonyms
* (game of go ) yosumiru
Derived terms
* probeanddrogue
Verb
( prob)
(intransitive) To explore, investigate, or question
 If you probe further, you may discover different reasons.
* Hallam
 the growing disposition to probe the legality of all acts of the crown
To insert a probe into.
Related terms
* probable
* prove
* proof
* probity
* probation
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