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DETECTED

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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]

Meaning:

Perceived or discerned

Context example:

the detected micrometeoritic material

Similar:

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)

Antonym:

undetected (not perceived or discerned)


Sense 2detected [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Perceived with the mind

Context example:

he winced at the detected flicker of irony in her voice

Similar:

noticed (being perceived or observed)


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