detector

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From detect +‎ -or (agent noun forming suffix).

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detector (plural detectors)

  1. A device capable of registering a specific substance or physical phenomenon, and that optionally sounds an alarm or triggers a warning.
    Smoke detectors are mandatory in public buildings.
    1. An indicator showing the depth of the water in a boiler.
    2. A galvanometer, usually portable, for indicating the direction of a current.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English detector.

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  • IPA(key): /ˌdeːˈtɛk.tɔr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: de‧tec‧tor
  • Rhymes: -ɛktɔr

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detector m (plural detectors, diminutive detectortje n)

  1. detector

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  • Indonesian: detektor



Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French détecteur

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detector n (plural detectoare)

  1. detecter

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detector m (plural detectores)

  1. detector

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