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detection

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noun de·tec·tion \di-ˈtek-shən\

Simple Definition of detection

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of detection

  1. 1 :  the act of detecting :  the state or fact of being detected

  2. 2 :  the process of demodulating

Examples of detection in a sentence

  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>



15th Century

First Known Use of detection

15th century



DETECTION Defined for Kids

detection

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noun de·tec·tion \di-ˈtek-shən\

Definition of detection for Students

  1. :  the act of learning that something or someone is or was there :  discovery <The clever thief escaped detection.>





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