Synonyms of detector


1. detector, sensor, sensing element, device

usage: any device that receives a signal or stimulus (as heat or pressure or light or motion etc.) and responds to it in a distinctive manner

2. detector, demodulator, rectifier

usage: rectifier that extracts modulation from a radio carrier wave

3. detector, electronic equipment

usage: electronic equipment that detects the presence of radio signals or radioactivity

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Definition and meaning of detector (Dictionary)