Part of speech:
An investigation or inspection made for the purpose of diagnosis.
(Law) The examination of a person or property, as by a law enforcement officer, for the purpose of discovering evidence of a crime.
Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864)
Of, in, or for exploration
Careful, systematic, patient study and investigation in some field of knowledge, undertaken to discover or establish facts or principles
the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
Of or characterized by investigation
Tending to persuade one or to prove that a certain proposition or allegation is true. Relevant evidence may be excluded by a court if its probative value is outweighed by the threat of prejudicing a matter unfairly.
A close questioning or examination, as of a political figure.
A formal discussion of some subject, often in writing; discourse or treatise
A session, as of an investigatory committee or a grand jury, at which testimony is taken from witnesses.
A judicial inquiry, as a coroner's investigation of a death
(Law) An inquest or any judicial inquiry
The detailed questioning of a suspect by the police or other law-enforcement authorities.
(Informal) Routine work that is necessary to a job, as that of a news reporter, involving, typically, walking or driving from place to place, away from the office
(Rare) A thorough searching; a minute inquiry or scrutiny.
An inspection or exploration of an area, especially one made to gather military information.
The definition of a review is an examination, report, survey or evaluation.
A careful inspection or appraisal:
To observe or inquire into in detail; examine systematically:
To pose questions or conduct an investigation:
A type of longitudinal wave that originates as the vibration of a medium (such as a person's vocal cords or a guitar string) and travels through gases, liquids, and elastic solids as variations of pressure and density. The loudness of a sound perceived by the ear depends on the amplitude of the sound wave and is measured in decibels, while its pitch depends on its frequency, measured in hertz.
The definition of an inquiry is a question or an investigation.
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