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noun as in anything that investigates by touch

noun as in an effort to discover opinion

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Example Sentences

Privately, Banks put out feelers about running for the job himself.

As In the Heights was declared the toast of Broadway, Hollywood started putting out feelers.

From Vox

Washington, a 6-foot-3, 185-pounder who averaged 24 points, seven assists and six rebounds for the 30-2 Compass Prep team, has gotten feelers from other schools, his father told the Athletic.

So for the past few years, Gordon has put out feelers to institutions to take over Lynne’s life’s work.

From Eater

All those cells allow these flexible feelers to operate almost on their own.

He threw out this last suggestion as a kind of feeler; and then suddenly made the plunge.

A mild electrical shock coursed through his body, as if an invisible feeler had passed over him.

The feeler had all but touched Quade, and with the closeness of his escape, the remnants of his courage gave.

It's feeler rays, Dr. Lee; the first wave, low penetration surface rays.

The huge disk with the feeler-ray antennae sank down close to his chest, heavy as the keystone upon a tomb.


On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to feeler, such as: antenna, barbel, claw, finger, hand, and tentacle.

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