Synonyms for detector

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Edwardson asked, over the clamor of the Detector alarm bell.

The detector, although the most important of the instruments, is perhaps the simplest.

But of course they didn't have our detector screens nor our armament.

It looped and turned, hunting, feeling with its every detector for that other ship.

His detector now was in his hand, but Halsey anticipated him by a second or two.

He had his detector going, and Anita warned me not to try it.

The first thing I want to ask you about is this detector of yours.

"At first we thought of errors in the detector machine," he went on.

No doubt they are all right; but just to pass time, I'll compare them with the Detector here.

The detector was simple, though the tuning had to be precise.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, from Latin detector "uncoverer, revealer," agent noun from detectus, past participle of detegere (see detect).

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