American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The act or process of detecting; discovery: detection of a crime; detection of radiation from a distant galaxy.
- n. See demodulation.
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.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of detecting; the laying open what was concealed or hidden; discovery.
- 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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“That wonderful option of early detection is possible with cervical cancer.”
“TSA "behavior detection" is wrong more than 99 percent of the time ...”
“The 4-megapixel camera has 32MB of built-in memory, and its range of detection is about 35 feet.”
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“Five year survival rates for breast cancer for early detection is 98%.”
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