noun[often with modifier]
A device or instrument designed to detect the presence of a particular object or substance: methane detectors
More example sentences
- 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.
Words that rhyme with detectorbisector, collector, connector, convector, corrector, defector, deflector, director, ejector, elector, erector, hector, injector, inspector, nectar, objector, perfecter, projector, prospector, protector, rector, reflector, rejector, respecter, sector, selector, Spector, spectre (US specter), vector
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