Definition of detector in English:
noun[often with modifier]
1A device or instrument designed to detect the presence of a particular object or substance and to emit a signal in response: methane detectors
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- The carbon monoxide detector is designed to sense the presence of carbon monoxide in the air.
- But it took another six years for a TV detector van to take to the streets.
- They use detection equipment, including detector vans and hand-held scanners.
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