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Synonyms for detector
dɪˈtɛk tərde·tec·tor

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  1. detector, sensor, sensing elementnoun

    any device that receives a signal or stimulus (as heat or pressure or light or motion etc.) and responds to it in a distinctive manner

    Synonyms:
    sensor, demodulator, sensing element

  2. detector, demodulatornoun

    rectifier that extracts modulation from a radio carrier wave

    Synonyms:
    sensor, demodulator, sensing element

  3. detectornoun

    electronic equipment that detects the presence of radio signals or radioactivity

    Synonyms:
    sensor, demodulator, sensing element

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  1. exposer

    similar meaning !!!

    Submitted by rinat on September 9, 2019  

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "detector":

    detectors, polygraph, sensor, recognizer, spotter, detection, scanner, alarm

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#4059detection
#4148alarm
#4875sensor
#5285scanner
#7485detector
#10281detectors
#36406spotter
#43624polygraph
#76308recognizer
#89106demodulator

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  1. Pamela McPherson:

    When you go through that metal detector and those series of locked doors, and then you see children playing and women walking around carrying young children, it's just sort of a surreal experience, i don't think you can experience that without questioning,' Why are these children in a secure facility ? Why are these children in what used to be an adult prison ?' It's jarring.

  2. Lynnell Frenning-Wallace:

    This lady from Holland contacted me through Facebook Messenger and said her father was looking with a metal detector in the area of Market Garden in Holland and he found my dad’s helmet from World War 2, i said I would pay the postage on it and he said, ‘absolutely not, I will send it free of charge’.

  3. National Transportation Safety Board:

    Had there been a detector earlier, that derailment may not have occurred.

  4. Elisa Resconi:

    If the characterization of the site proves to be excellent, one could consider how a full-scale neutrino observatory might be deployed on a relatively fast timescale thanks to the existing deep-water infrastructure, a neutrino detector array operated in the Pacific would ideally complement IceCube and its second generation at South Pole.

  5. Hillary Clinton:

    He took a lie detector test. I had him take a polygraph, which he passed, which forever destroyed my faith in polygraphs, oh, he plea bargained. Got him off with time served in the county jail, he’d been in the county jail about two months.


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