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
Metal detectors are omnipresent, from the stadiums and subways to popular streets and intersections, and bag scanners are common on mass transit and at train stations.
Some 70% of Earth's surface is covered by water, and yet nearly all earthquake detectors are on land.
But Snell pointed out that metal detectors and bag restrictions are a small part of what his security team does to keep people safe.
But the room-sized detectors were expensive and impractical, says Raffaello D’Alessandro, a particle physicist at the University of Florence, Italy, and a co-organizer of the muography meeting.
Regarding solutions to school safety, one reader, who doesn’t believe gun laws stop shootings, noted security and metal detectors are at sporting events but not in schools.
Walk-through metal detectors are commonplace at concerts in the Superdome, Smoothie King Center, and Champions Square.
The detectors will be in place for high school and college graduation ceremonies held each spring in the arena as well.
About eight years ago, McDowell had used the metal detector to find a $30,000 wedding band a man lost on Fire Island while playing volley ball, according to the paper.
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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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