Associations to the word «Detection»

Wiktionary

DETECTION, noun. The act of detecting or sensing something; discovering something that was hidden or disguised.
DETECTION, noun. The finding out of a constituent, a signal, an agent or the like, mostly by means of a specific device or method.
DETECTION DOG, noun. A specialized form of police dog; trained to use its sense of smell to detect and locate evidence of illicit substances, from illegal drugs to explosives materials, which may be carried on a person in their effects.

Dictionary definition

DETECTION, noun. The perception that something has occurred or some state exists; "early detection can often lead to a cure".
DETECTION, noun. The act of detecting something; catching sight of something.
DETECTION, noun. The detection that a signal is being received.
DETECTION, noun. A police investigation to determine the perpetrator; "detection is hard on the feet".

Wise words

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