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General dictionaries General (28 matching dictionaries)
  1. detection: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. detection: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. detection: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. detection: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. detection: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. detection: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Detection, detection: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. detection: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. detection: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. detection: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. detection: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. detection: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Detection, detection: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. detection: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. detection: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Detection: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Detection: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. detection: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. detection: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. detection: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. detection: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. detection: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. detection: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. detection: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. detection: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. detection: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. detection: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. detection: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. detection: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. Detection: Breast Cancer Glossary of Medical Terms [home, info]
  3. detection: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. detection: DOD Dictionary of Military Terms [home, info]
  2. detection: Glossary of Meteorology [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (detection)

noun:  the act of detecting something; catching sight of something
noun:  a police investigation to determine the perpetrator ("Detection is hard on the feet")
noun:  the perception that something has occurred or some state exists ("Early detection can often lead to a cure")
noun:  the detection that a signal is being received

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Phrases that include detection:   error detection and correction, explosive trace detection, edge detection, cancer detection, lie detection, more...

Words similar to detection:   catching, detecting, espial, sensing, sleuthing, spotting, spying, detective work, police investigation, signal detection, more...


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