[noun] [C]A probe is an attempt to discover information.In their official probe into malpractice, federal officials have found evidence of corruption within the company.(specialized) A probe is also a long thin metal tool used by doctors to examine inside someone.(specialized) A probe is also a device that is put inside something to test or record information.Scientists inserted a probe into the muscle of the fish in order to measure its body temperature.Probe is also another word for space probe.See at space (BEYOND EARTH).
Meaning of PROBE in English
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012