from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act or process of detecting; discovery: detection of a crime; detection of radiation from a distant galaxy.
- n. See demodulation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of detecting or sensing something; discovering something that was hidden or disguised.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of detecting; the laying open what was concealed or hidden; discovery
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Discovery; finding by search or observation.
- n. The act of detecting, finding out, or bringing to light: a discerning; the state or fact of being detected or found out: as, the detection of faults, crimes, or criminals.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a police investigation to determine the perpetrator
- n. the act of detecting something; catching sight of something
- n. the detection that a signal is being received
- n. the perception that something has occurred or some state exists
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