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  • n. Plural form of probing.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • After experiments on animals, they carried out vein probings on four people as a preliminary trial from the point of view of intra-arterial therapy.

    Werner Forssmann - Nobel Lecture

  • Indecently sexy ABC newsman Jake Tapper (his blog even promises "probings") declared Obama's statement a remarkable utterance.


  • So, given we all eventually fall into some theo-philosophil black hole larger than a Renaissance cathedral what's to make of alien abductions or other such probings into the universe out there, or even in here pointing to his head?

    Suppose, I ask my friend

  • That is why the contrast between Blair's sure hunter's instinct then, which killed the Conservatives for 14 years and Cameron's hesitant probings at the dying beast are so apparant.

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

  • You can see the entire interview: Power, pop, and probings from ABC News Senior White House Correspondent Jake Tapper.

    Michael Thornton: Gibbs: 99ers Will be Saved by Jobs, Not Unemployment Benefits. But Honestly....

  • Weekly World News headline about mysterious probings?

    Waldo Jaquith - “Criminal Alien Sex Offenders in Virginia.”

  • You see ... when you “ratfuck” enough people for a long enough time, the odds are that at some point, the law of averages will out, and you yourself may feel the not-so-gentle-probings of rodentis phallicus.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Between pokings and probings, Data told his story.

    The Beast That Resembles A Poem(A Handy Resource for Architects,Engineers, and Students)

  • Ever since my incredible longevity had become known back on Earth, I'd been subjected to endless examinations, proddings, and probings, the extraction of various and sundry specimens, the harvesting of my organs, the minute examination of my genetic code, and the dissection of my psyche.

    New Race

  • Actually, she had probed her mother about hypothetical rough points in their marriage — of which her probings had revealed exactly none, or none that she, her mother, would admit.

    Let the shitbirds fly


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