detection

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

de·tec·tion

noun \di-ˈtek-shən\

: the act or process of discovering, finding, or noticing something

Full Definition of DETECTION

1
:  the act of detecting :  the state or fact of being detected
2
:  the process of demodulating

Examples of DETECTION

  1. I don't know how the errors managed to avoid detection for so long.
  2. <my detection of the scent of baked apple pie led me to the kitchen>

First Known Use of DETECTION

15th century

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