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detectornoun [C]

uk   /dɪˈtek.tər/  us   /-tɚ/
a ​device used to ​findparticularsubstances or things, or ​measuretheirlevel: a ​metal/​smoke detector
(Definition of detector from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “detector”
in Chinese (Simplified) 探测器, 测量器…
in Turkish tarayıcı, dedektör…
in Russian прибор для обнаружения чего-либо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 探測器, 測量器…
in Polish czujnik, detektor, wykrywacz…
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