automated probe

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au·to·mated probe

(awtō-mātĕd prōb)
An electronic device used to determine the depth of the periodontal sulcus or a periodontal probe.
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In addition to the new GUI, PC-DMIS v3.5 includes the capability for fully automated probe qualification of all tools in a rack.
They compiled temperature readings collected by everything from a 19th century sailing expedition of the HMS Challenger to modern automated probes. The far-flung data sources, combined with computer simulations, offered a timeline of ocean temperature changes, including cooling from volcanic eruptions and warming from fossil fuel emissions.
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