space probe

noun

Definition of space probe

:a device that is used to obtain information from outer space and send it back to Earth

Word by Word Definitions

space play
  1. : a period of time

  2. : a limited extent in one, two, or three dimensions : distance, area, volume

  3. : an extent set apart or available

  1. : to place at intervals or arrange with space between

  2. : to leave one or more blank spaces (as in a line of typing)

probe play
  1. : a slender medical instrument used especially for exploration (as of a wound or body cavity)

  2. : any of various testing devices or substances: such as

  3. : a pointed metal tip for making electrical contact with a circuit element being checked

  1. : to search into and explore very thoroughly : subject to a penetrating investigation

  2. : to examine with a probe

  3. : to make a searching exploratory investigation


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