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Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A device that senses the presence of metal, especially:
  • n. A hand-held unit used in searching an area for coins or other metal objects.
  • n. A gatelike structure through which a person passes, used in detecting concealed weapons such as guns and knives.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A hand-held device that uses electromagnetic induction to detect buried metal.
  • n. A structure, similar to a doorway, through which people pass; an alarm is sounded if the person is carrying a metal object, as this may indicate a weapon.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. detector that gives a signal when it detects the presence of metal; used to detect the presence of stray bits of metal in food products or to find buried metal

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metal + detector (Wiktionary)

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