Meaning of “searching” in the English Dictionary

"searching" in British English

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searchingadjective

uk /ˈsɜː.tʃɪŋ/ us /ˈsɝː.tʃɪŋ/

(Definition of “searching” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"searching" in American English

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searchingadjective

us /ˈsɜr·tʃɪŋ/

intended to discover the hidden truth:

Fran stared hard, her searching gaze trying to get him to admit what he knew.

(Definition of “searching” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)