detecter

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detect (dɪˈtɛkt)
 
vb
1.  to perceive or notice: to detect a note of sarcasm
2.  to discover the existence or presence of (esp something likely to elude observation): to detect alcohol in the blood
3.  to extract information from (an electromagnetic wave)
4.  obsolete to reveal or expose (a crime, criminal, etc)
 
[C15: from Latin dētectus uncovered, from dētegere to uncover, from de- + tegere to cover]
 
de'tectable
 
adj
 
de'tectible
 
adj
 
de'tecter
 
n

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