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  Definition of Detection
  1. the act of detecting something; catching sight of something
  2. a police investigation to determine the perpetrator; "detection is hard on the feet"
  3. the perception that something has occurred or some state exists; "early detection can often lead to a cure"
  4. the detection that a signal is being received
Similar Words: catching, espial, spying, spotting, detecting, detective work, sleuthing, sensing, signal detection

 

Derivational Morphology: descry, spot, espy, spy, detect, observe, find, discover, notice, stag, snoop, sleuth

 

Anagrams: decoction, conceited

 

 
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