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- adj. Referring to something that has been noticed.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of detect.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In entomology, uncovered: applied to the hemelytra of heteropterous Hemiptera when, as in most species, they are not covered by the scutellum: opposed to obtected.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. perceived or discerned
- adj. perceived with the mind
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The methane we detected is of unknown age -- its origin could be ancient or perhaps recent, Michael Mumma of NASA and colleagues wrote.
No signal has been detected from the balloon's Emergency Location Transmitter, which should activate on contact with water.
The surgeon thrust in his hand and fumbled about for some time, while I wondered whether the feel of that one brown thread could be detected from the rest of the ravel.
On Hardball and its like, egos run rampant, insider jargon predominates, and agreeability, if any can be detected, is strictly limited to commercial breaks.
In a huge water tank, light flashes were detected from the rare neutrino interactions in the water, using the sensitive detectors developed by Koshiba.
Davis and Koshiba found that the number of neutrinos detected from the sun was smaller than expected.
No signals were detected from the emergency radios carried by both Bauder and
The presence of radioactive rays can be detected from the circumstance that the emitted rays split the molecules of the air into positive and negative components and render the circumambient air electrically conductive, i.e. ionize it.
"All counterfeit coins detected from coin processing are sent to the Royal Mint for disposal."
However, analysis of buffalo mozzarella under the PDO label detected the presence of traces of cow milk in about 100 samples out of the 530 purchased at points of sale throughout Italy.