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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·tec·tor /dɪˈtɛktɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 de·tec·tor /dɪˈtɛktɚ/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 偵測器 DET

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·tect·or n.  One who, or that which, detects; a detecter.
    A deathbed's detector of the heart.   --Young.
 2. Specifically: (a) An indicator showing the depth of the water in a boiler. (b) Elec. A galvanometer, usually portable, for indicating the direction of a current. (c) Elec. Any of various devices for detecting the presence of electric waves.
 Bank-note detector, a publication containing a description of genuine and counterfeit bank notes, designed to enable persons to discriminate between them.
 Detector lock. See under Lock.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: any device that receives a signal or stimulus (as heat or
           pressure or light or motion etc.) and responds to it in
           a distinctive manner [syn: sensor, sensing element]
      2: rectifier that extracts modulation from a radio carrier wave
         [syn: demodulator]
      3: electronic equipment that detects the presence of radio
         signals or radioactivity