Simple Definition of detection
: the act or process of discovering, finding, or noticing something
Examples of detection
I don't know how the errors managed to avoid detection for so long.
<my detection of the scent of baked apple pie led me to the kitchen>
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Rhymes with detection
abjection, advection, affection, bisection, collection, complexion, confection, connection, convection, correction, cross section, C-section, defection, deflection, dejection, direction, ejection, election, erection, infection, inflection, injection, inspection, midsection, objection, perfection, prelection, projection, protection, refection, reflection, rejection, resection, selection, subjection, subsection, trajection, transection, trisection
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