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Synonyms for detection
dɪˈtɛk ʃənde·tec·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. detection, sensingnoun

    the perception that something has occurred or some state exists

    "early detection can often lead to a cure"

    Synonyms:
    detective work, spying, sleuthing, sensing, detecting, signal detection, catching, espial, perception, spotting

  2. detection, catching, espial, spying, spottingnoun

    the act of detecting something; catching sight of something

    Synonyms:
    detective work, spying, staining, sleuthing, sensing, detecting, signal detection, catching, espial, maculation, undercover work, spotting, contracting

  3. signal detection, detectionnoun

    the detection that a signal is being received

    Synonyms:
    detective work, sleuthing, sensing, detecting, signal detection, catching, espial, spying, spotting

  4. detection, detecting, detective work, sleuthingnoun

    a police investigation to determine the perpetrator

    "detection is hard on the feet"

    Synonyms:
    detective work, spying, sleuthing, sensing, detecting, signal detection, catching, espial, spotting

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. detectionnoun

    Synonyms:
    discovery

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How to use detection in a sentence?

  1. Greg Abbott:

    Once it is completed, it will have multiple detection devices, people we apprehend will be charged with trespassing to the state of Texas, and those charges will lead to them going to jail.

  2. Nikku Madhusudhan:

    A biosignature detection would transform our understanding of life in the universe, we need to be open about where we expect to find life and what form that life could take, as nature continues to surprise us in often unimaginable ways.

  3. Martin Cordiner:

    The diffuse ISM was historically considered too harsh and tenuous an environment for appreciable abundances of large molecules to occur, prior to the detection of C60, the largest known molecules in space were only 12 atoms in size. Our confirmation of C60 + shows just how complex astrochemistry can get, even in the lowest density, most strongly ultraviolet-irradiated environments in the Galaxy.

  4. James Scott:

    It's time to wake up and smell the Mutating Hash! Signature Based Malware Detection is Dead

  5. Inspector General -LRB- OIG -RRB-:

    It asserted that it had taken significant steps to improve the health and welfare of State Department explosive detection canines provided to Jordan and, moreover, stated that the program had to continue, regardless of these health and welfare concerns, due to ongoing national security issues in the region, however, the death of two canines from non-natural causes — namely, hyperthermia and poisoning — since June 2019 raises serious questions about the Department's contention that it has taken adequate steps to protect their health and safety.


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