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

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.