from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act or process of detecting; discovery: detection of a crime; detection of radiation from a distant galaxy.
- n. See demodulation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of detecting or sensing something; discovering something that was hidden or disguised.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of detecting; the laying open what was concealed or hidden; discovery
from The 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- 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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This spurred a multiyear effort by Singhal and his team to produce a name detection system within the search engine.
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.
Early detection is key and it starts with routine self breast exams that don't cost a penny.
Automatic spam detection is inherently fuzzy, and occasionally a blog like yours is flagged incorrectly.
I also feel that Aquinas 'five proofs of God are sufficient and that no empirical "design detection" is needed.
I'm glad he caught it in time, I've had family members affected by this disease and early detection is key.
Ultimately Pynchon's idiosyncratic appropriation of the "novel of detection" is much more satisfying than Johnson's straight-faced mimicry of the "noir" crime story.
Five year survival rates for breast cancer for early detection is 98%.