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 Dictionary entry overview: What does detected mean? 

DETECTED (adjective)
  The adjective DETECTED has 2 senses:

1. perceived or discerned
2. perceived with the mind

  Familiarity information: DETECTED used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

DETECTED (adjective)

Sense 1detected [BACK TO TOP]


Perceived or discerned

Context example:

the detected micrometeoritic material


perceived (detected by means of the senses)

perceived; sensed (detected by instinct or inference rather than by recognized perceptual cues)

heard (detected or perceived by the sense of hearing)


undetected (not perceived or discerned)

Sense 2detected [BACK TO TOP]


Perceived with the mind

Context example:

he winced at the detected flicker of irony in her voice


noticed (being perceived or observed)

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