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sensor

noun [C] uk   /ˈsen.sər/  us   /-sɚ/
a device that is used to record that something is present or that there are changes in something: The security device has a heat sensor which detects the presence of people and animals.
Translations of “sensor”
in Chinese (Traditional) 感測器…
in Russian датчик…
in Turkish almaç, sensör…
in Chinese (Simplified) 传感器…
in Polish czujnik…
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