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sen·sor

(sen'sŏr),
A device designed to respond to physical stimuli such as temperature, light, magnetism, or movement, and to transmit resulting impulses for interpretation, recording, movement, or operating control. See: sense.

sensor

(sĕn′sər, -sôr′)
n.
1. A device, such as a photoelectric cell, that receives and responds to a signal or stimulus.

sensor

[sen′sər]
an apparatus designed to react to physical stimuli, such as temperature, light, or movement.

SENSOR

(sen'sŏr)
Acronym for Sentinel Event Notification System for Occupational Risks.

sen·sor

(sen'sŏr)
A device designed to respond to physical stimuli such as temperature, light, magnetism, or movement, and transmit resulting impulses for interpretation, recording, movement, or operating control.
See also: sense

sen·sor

(sen'sŏr)
In digital radiography, detector placed intraorally to capture an image.
See: sense

sensor

a device, usually electronic, which detects a variable quantity and measures and converts the measurement into a signal to be recorded elsewhere.
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