detected detected  /dɪ ˈtɛk təd/


  1. (adj) perceived or discerned
  2. (adj) perceived with the mind


  1. As a result, the department's 450 security agents investigate only about 200 of the 1,000 or so fraud cases detected annually.
  2. Fetal heartbeat was first detected in September.
  3. He later returned north with Arnold and was posted close enough to Cornwallis' camp to learn further details of British operations without being detected.


  1. Blood tests could detect sexually-transmitted oral cancers

    By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Antibodies to a high-risk type of a virus that causes mouth and throat cancers when transmitted via oral sex can be detected in blood tests many years before onset of the disease, according to a World Health Organisation-led team of researchers. In a study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the researchers said their findings may in future lead to people ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. U.S. Bioterror Detection Program Comes under Scrutiny

    A cutting-edge biological terror alert system detected a potential threat in the air one morning back in 2008, threatening to derail then-Senator Barack Obama’s acceptance speech in Denver for his party’s presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention. Initial results from a pricey national air sampling system suggested that bacteria that could cause tularemia had been detected ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Scientific American

  3. Algae toxin detected at Clermont County park

    The state has posted warnings for toxic blue-green algae at East Fork State Park in Clermont County. Ohio Department of Natural Resources officials posted warnings at the park’s campground beach after tests detected an algae-produced liver toxin in the lake water.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Columbus Dispatch


  1. "Really? I haven't detected that in the polls, I haven't detected that among the base," McCain said. "If there's a Georgetown cocktail party person who, quote, calls himself a conservative who doesn't like her, good luck. I don't dismiss him....
    on Oct 1, 2008 By: John McCain Source: The Swamp - Tribune's Washington Bureau (blog)

  2. "No-one has used an anti-British tone in anything I have detected. The important thing here is dealing with the problem. I think that is more important than any rhetoric that any of us may indulge in," Hague said.
    on Jun 10, 2010 By: William Hague Source: CITY A.M.

  3. Still, as Chan pointed out, "No previous pandemic has been detected so early, watched so closely in real time right at the very beginning. The world can now reap the benefits of pandemic-preparedness investments made over the last five years."
    on Jun 11, 2009 By: Margaret Chan Source: TIME

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infatuated infatuated
/ɪn ˈfæ tʃu ˌeɪ tɪd /