detection: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (di-tek'shun), [key]
- the act of detecting.
- the fact of being detected.
- discovery, as of error or crime: chance detection of smuggling.
- rectification of alternating signal currents in a radio receiver.
- Also calleddemodulation.the conversion of an alternating, modulated carrier wave or current into a direct, pulsating current equivalent to the transmitted information-bearing signal.
- detection (Thesaurus)