Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: detector
IPA transcription: [dɪt'ɛktɚ]
Pronunciations of detector
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: detector, sensor, sensing_element
    Meaning: 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
Usage examples
  • Being asked whether he did not get imposed upon with bad bank-bills, he replied that he subscribed to a bank-note detector and consulted it closely whenever a note of any size fell into his hands.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Quadrupole mass analyzer, License CC BY-SA 4.0