detection

as in discovery
the act or process of sighting or learning the existence of something for the first time my detection of the scent of baked apple pie led me to the kitchen

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“Detection.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/detection. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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