Associations to the word «Detected»


DETECT, verb. To discover or find by careful search, examination, or probing
DETECT, adjective. (obsolete) Detected.

Dictionary definition

DETECT, verb. Discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of; "She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water"; "We found traces of lead in the paint".

Wise words

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky