Meaning of SEARCHING in English

SEARCHING

search ‧ ing /ˈsɜːtʃɪŋ $ ˈsɜːr-/ BrE AmE adjective [only before noun]

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ search , ↑ research , ↑ researcher ; verb : ↑ search , ↑ research ; adverb : ↑ searchingly ; adjective : ↑ searching ]

1 . intended to find out all the facts about something

searching questions/investigation/examination etc

Interviewees need to be ready for some searching questions.

2 . searching look/glance/gaze a look from someone who is trying to find out as much as possible about someone else’s thoughts and feelings:

She avoided his long searching look.

—searchingly adverb

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.