Definition of Detector. Meaning of Detector. Synonyms of Detector

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Definition of Detector

Detector
Detector De*tect"or, n. 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.

Meaning of Detector from wikipedia

- humidity, air pollution, fire, health, security and lighting. MOS gas detector sensors are used to detect carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, hydrogen sulfide...
- radar detector detector (RDD) is a device used by police or law enforcement in areas where radar detectors are declared illegal. Radar detectors are built...
- A smoke detector is a device that senses smoke, typically as an indicator of fire. Commercial smoke detectors issue a signal to a fire alarm control panel...
- A metal detector is an electronic instrument that detects the presence of metal nearby. Metal detectors are useful for finding metal inclusions hidden...
- A chromatography detector is a device used in gas chromatography (GC) or liquid chromatography (LC) to detect components of the mixture being eluted off...
- An envelope detector is an electronic circuit that takes a (relatively) high-frequency amplitude modulated signal as input and provides an output which...
- An infrared detector is a detector that reacts to infrared (IR) radiation. The two main types of detectors are thermal and photonic (photodetectors). The...
- A crystal detector is an electronic component used in some early 20th century radio receivers that consists of a piece of crystalline mineral which rectifies...
- A heat detector is a fire alarm device designed to respond when the convected thermal energy of a fire increases the temperature of a heat sensitive element...
- A motion detector is an electrical device that utilizes a sensor to detect nearby motion. Such a device is often integrated as a component of a system...
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