Associations to the word «Detecting»

Wiktionary

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

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne