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detector

noun [C]
 
 
/dɪˈtektər/
a piece of equipment used to discover something, especially something that is difficult to see, hear, smell, etc: a smoke detector Laboratory equipmentMachinery and machinesHousehold equipment and domestic chores
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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