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Noun: sensing  sen-sing
  1. The perception that something has occurred or some state exists
    - detection
     
  2. Becoming aware of something via the senses
    - perception
Verb: sense  sen(t)s
  1. Perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles
    "He sensed the wind";
    - feel
     
  2. Detect some circumstance or entity automatically
    "This robot can sense the presence of people in the room"; "particle detectors sense ionization"
     
  3. Become aware of not through the senses but instinctively
    "I sense his hostility";
    - smell, smell out
     
  4. Comprehend
    "I sensed the real meaning of his letter"

Derived forms: sensings

Type of: comprehend, detect, discover, find, notice, observe, perceive, perception, sensory activity, understand

Encyclopedia: Sensing

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