plural of sensor
as in detectors
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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“Sensors.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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