Meaning of DETECTION in English

DETECTION

transcription, транскрипция: [ dɪtekʃ(ə)n ]

1.

Detection is the act of noticing or sensing something.

...the early detection of breast cancer.

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2.

Detection is the discovery of something which is supposed to be hidden.

They are cheating but are sophisticated enough to avoid detection.

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3.

Detection is the work of investigating a crime in order to find out what has happened and who committed it.

The detection rate for motor vehicle theft that year was just 11.7 per cent...

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