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    Definition of examine in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGexaminesPRexaminingPT, PPexaminedPREexa-SUF-amine
    1. To observe or inspect carefully or critically.
      1. He examined the crime scene for clues.
      2. She examined the hair sample under a microscope.
    2. To check the health or condition of something or someone.
      1. The doctor examined the patient.
    3. To determine the aptitude, skills or qualifications of someone by subjecting them to an examination.
      1. To interrogate.
        1. The witness was examined under oath.
    4. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Ultra-thin sections (70 nm) were then collected on holy formvar coated grids, contrasted with uranyl acetate and lead citrate, and examined by TEM (Hitachi, Japan).
        • Very little research has, however, directly examined the limitations of native perception, especially for contrasts that are only minimally differentiated acoustically and articulatorily.
        • To examine this model we identified phosphoresidues within Su(fu) and functionally tested Su(fu) proteins in which these residues were altered.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Examining the tea-leaves, she prognosticated dark days ahead.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The influences of BGE pH and the concentration of β-CD additive on the enantioseparation efficiency were examined.
        • To assess the cell wall properties, the effect of isoxaben, an inhibitor of cellulose synthase, on fei1fei2, galt2galt5, sos5, and the quintuple mutant was examined.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
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