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detecting (plural detectings)
- An act of detection.
2009, Gilbert Ryle, The Concept of Mind: 60th Anniversary Edition, page 194:
- Sensations then, are not perceivings, observings or findings; they are not detectings, scannings or inspectings; they are not apprehendings, cognisings, intuitings or knowings.