Examples of detector in a Sentence
using metal detectors to improve safety at airports
a motion detector to thwart burglaries
Recent Examples of detector from the Web
Approved by a 407–10 vote, the Stop School Violence Act provides up to $75 million each year for the next decade to increase school safety measures, including metal detectors, locks, and training programs to help teachers spot potential problems.
As a crisis-detector, the credit gap has some appealing operating characteristics.
While biologists at Brown University and in France are currently untangling the intricacies of these light detectors, one thing is clear: The skin’s self-preservation mechanisms pale next to proper sunscreen.
Metal detectors at an Alabama high school were not in use the day a 17-year-old student was killed in a shooting on campus, the district’s superintendent said Thursday.
Arena entry: Everyone entering the Kohl Center must pass through metal detectors.
Security has been tightened perceptibly, with travelers passing through train stations having to go through metal detectors.
The gravitational wave first reached Italy’s just-finished detector, Advanced Virgo, before stretching and squeezing the two LIGO observatories in the United States.
The suggestions have ranged from installing metal detectors to hiring armed guards to even arming teachers, as President Trump has suggested.
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First Known Use of detector
DETECTOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of detector for English Language Learners
: a device that can tell if a substance or object is present : a device that detects the presence of something
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