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How to Pronounce detection?

Correct pronunciation for the word "detection" is [dɪtˈɛkʃən], [dɪtˈɛkʃən], [d_ɪ_t_ˈɛ_k_ʃ_ə_n].

"Detection" in context

Detection is the act of locating, identifying or determining the presence or existence of something. This could be the detection of a person, object, device, phenomenon, or event. It can involve the use of physical tools and technology to track, measure, and identify something; such as detection of airborne particles or radiation. It could also involve the identification of substances and sources of energy by the use of chemical or other laboratory analyses. Detection can also refer to the identification or evaluation of a physical, chemical, or biological property or an event, and can often lead to a diagnosis.

Usage over time for detection:

This graph shows how "detection" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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