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Verb: detect  di'tekt
  1. Determine the existence, presence, or fact of
    "She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water";
    - observe, find, discover, notice

Derived forms: detected, detecting, detects

Type of: descry, espy, sight, spot, spy

Encyclopedia: Detect