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metal detector Line breaks: metal de|tect¦or

Definition of metal detector in English:

noun

An electronic device that gives an audible or other signal when it is close to metal, used for example to search for buried objects.
Example sentences
  • If I'm not allowed to carry a cell phone through the metal detector, fine.
  • On Monday of last week Thomas, his father Pat, and friend Bernard used a metal detector in their search.
  • In September they returned, each armed with a metal detector, and searched the field after the farmer took out his crop.

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