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detector

noun [C] uk   /dɪˈtek.tər/  us   /-tɚ/
a device used to find particular substances or things, or measure their level: a metal/smoke detector
Translations of “detector”
in Chinese (Traditional) 探測器, 測量器…
in Russian прибор для обнаружения чего-либо…
in Turkish tarayıcı, dedektör…
in Chinese (Simplified) 探测器, 测量器…
in Polish czujnik, detektor, wykrywacz…
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