Try Our Apps
Challenge: Tongue Twisters
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
a technique for identifying a segment of DNA, using a known sequence of nucleotide bases from a DNA strand to detect a complementary sequence in the sample by means of base pairing.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Discover our greatest slideshows
Into the Girl Scout Cookie Jar
Quotes: Past, Present, and Future...
10 Weather Words You Need To Know
Browse more topics on our blog
What Is the Difference Between Discreet and Discrete?
Learn the correct uses of these two commonly confused homophones.
What Character Was Removed from the Alphabet?
What mistaken pronunciation gave this character its name?
This small mark has two primary uses: to signify possession or omitted letters.
How Do I Get a Word into the Dictionary?
People invent new words all the time, but which ones actually make it?
Word of the Day
Difficulty index for
Few English speakers likely know this word
Word Value for
Words With Friends
Nearby words for dna probe