microprobe

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mi·​cro·​probe | \ ˈmī-krə-ˌprōb How to pronounce microprobe (audio) \

Definition of microprobe

: a device for microanalysis that operates by exciting radiation in a minute area of material so that the composition may be determined from the emission spectrum

First Known Use of microprobe

1932, in the meaning defined above

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“Microprobe.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microprobe?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=m&file=microp29. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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microprobe

noun
mi·​cro·​probe | \ -ˌprōb How to pronounce microprobe (audio) \

Medical Definition of microprobe

: a device for microanalysis that operates by exciting radiation in a minute area or volume of material so that the composition may be determined from the emission spectrum

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