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sensor

noun

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a device that detects some physical quantity and responds usually with a transmitted signal
  • the cat accidentally triggered the motion sensor, which set off the alarm

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The first known use of sensor was circa 1928

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“Sensor.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sensor. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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