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Synonyms for detect

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Synonyms for detect

to perceive, especially barely or fleetingly

to perceive with a special effort of the senses or the mind

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Synonyms for detect

discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of

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It is an important fact that rudimentary organs, such as teeth in the upper jaws of whales and ruminants, can often be detected in the embryo, but afterwards wholly disappear.
'I was not aware there were eavesdroppers,' muttered the detected villain.
The girl stood pointing in the direction from whence we had come, and as I arose and looked, I, too, thought that I could detect a thin dark line on the far horizon.
The Yang's algorithm [6] detects the internet worm if the failure connection is less than 100/minute failure connections by using "short term algorithm".
Intended as a research tool, the T790M quantitative mutation assay detects the presence of a mutant thymidine base in a background of normal cytosine bases at position 2369 of the EGFR gene.
A computer detects these changes, uses statistical methods to create a unique pattern, and matches it to a given scent.
1, we provide a schematic drawing of our proposed detector that uses helium-3 to convert incoming neutrons to charged particles and detects the associated charge on wire strips.
Medina, a research chemist at the ARS Eastern Regional Research Center in Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania, developed a biosensor-based method that detects chemical signals from toxin-producing bacteria and provides information about their specific biological activities.
Investigators have developed a biosensor that detects chemical signals from toxin-producing bacteria and provides information about their specific biological activities.
In the steel cord reinforced radial tire industry, spacing faults are the most common detects occurring in the production of steel cord reinforced ply.
The new offering monitors wireless activity across Bluetooth or 802.11 bands and detects any vulnerabilities that may be present.
We recover Propionibacterium acnes in patients with ear and eye infections only occasionally; DNA-based technology detects it at least 50 times more often.
The detector is also combined with underground radar, which radiates two gigahertz of electromagnetic waves and detects the reflection of landmines buried up to 80cm in the ground.
A sensor that detects odors better than the human nose may be able to smell dangerous air pollutants, soil contaminants, insecticides, food pathogens, biological warfare neurotoxins, and body odors associated with illness and disease.