Definitions of detection

  1. the act of detecting something; catching sight of something Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the investigation of criminal activities to determine the perpetrator; "detection is hard on the feet" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the detection that a signal is being received Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the perception that something has occurred or some state exists; "early detection can often lead to a cure" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a police investigation to determine the perpetrator; "detection is hard on the feet" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  6. The act of detecting; the laying open what was concealed or hidden; discovery; as, the detection of a thief; the detection of fraud, forgery, or a plot. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. The act of finding out, or its result; discovery. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Discovery of something hidden. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. Discovery; finding out. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. The act of detecting; discovery. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. The act of detecting; discovery of a purposely hidden person or something before unknown. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. The act of discovering; discovery of a person or thing attempted to be concealed. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  13. n. Act of detecting; the discovery of what was concealed or hidden; discovery of a fault, fraud, or crime. Cabinet Dictionary
  14. Discovery of guilt or fraud; discovery of anything hidden. Complete Dictionary

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