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detector

 [de-tek´ter]
a device by which an object or condition can be discovered.
image detector any recording medium used in radiology, such as film or a cathode ray tube.
lie detector polygraph.

de·tec·tor

(dē-tek'tŏr, -tōr),
The component of a laboratory instrument that detects the chemical or physical signal indicating the presence or quantity of the substance of interest.

de·tec·tor

(dĕ-tek'tŏr)
The component of a laboratory instrument that detects the chemical or physical signal indicating the presence or quantity of the substance of interest.
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From (7), parameter c has an important effect on the performance of the DEF detector, so we should carefully choose parameter c to achieve good performance.
Figure 11 shows the [sup.137]Cs gamma-ray energy spectra obtained from the Sb[I.sub.3] detector at room temperature.
Check the CO reading and smoke detector status, receive alarm notifications and even shut off a false alarm using an app.
On the basis of technology type, the electrochemical based gas leak detector is the predominant segment with total share of about 38%, whilst the ultrasonic, semiconductor and infrared based gas leak detector cumulatively accounted for 46.6% % in the global gas leak detector market value in 2014.
Does the metal detector detect all types of metals?
He wondered if the detector had become faulty so he opened the doors and took the detector outside until it stopped.
* A muon detector will detect a chamber in the Pyramid of the Sun if the chamber is less dense than its surrounding material.
Frontline troops depend on extraordinarily sensitive optical detectors in systems that test the air for anthrax or other harmful agents.
The measured electron spectra [N.sub.i.sup.[up arrow]] ([E.sub.e]) and [N.sub.i.sup.[down arrow]] ([E.sub.e]) in the two detectors (i = 1,2) for neutron spin up and down, respectively, define the experimental asymmetry [A.sub.i.sub.exp] as a function of electron kinetic energy [E.sub.e]
Part of that inspection should be replacing the battery and testing the smoke detector. Although residents usually are required to replace the battery, the owner should replace it to gain protection and peace of mind.
A simple cable connects up to eight detectors to a control unit that can activate up to two explosive release mechanisms and eight solenoid valves for water or gas spraying.
If a rental unit had no detector or if there was an insufficient number of properly located smoke detectors, consider filing a premises liability suit against the property owner.