detecting detecting  /dɪ ˈtɛk tɪŋ/


  • (n) a police investigation to determine the perpetrator


  1. As more students turn to online paper mills for help, schools are fighting back with their own high-tech methods of detecting cheats.
  2. For example, WarioWare: Snapped! has you move in response to onscreen cues, but the motion-detecting game required a very well-lit room and still behaved erratically.
  3. The nifty motion-detecting portal saves energy by keeping a door from having to repeatedly open all the way.


  1. Google's new plan to combat Internet child pornography

    Internet giant Google announced plans Saturday to build a database of encrypted child pornography images to “enable companies, law enforcement and charities to better collaborate on detecting and removing these images, and to take action against the criminals" producing and sharing them.Google is developing the database to be shared with other tech and Internet companies to extend the reach of ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. Auburn Systems Illustrates the Advantage of DC/AC Technology for Detecting Baghouse Emissions

    Auburn Systems' schematic illustrates the new, unified DC/AC platform which represents the latest major technology for particulate monitoring and detecting baghouse emissions where industrial pollutants are problematic. (PRWeb June 17, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Seitz on Futurama’s Final (Final) Frontier

    “Detecting trace amounts of mental activity, possibly a dead weasel or a cartoon viewer.” That’s a quote from Big Brain, mastermind of the Brain Spawn invasion of Earth in the animated sci-fi spoof Futurama, and it’s characteristic of the show’s self-­deprecating humor. But all kidding aside, Futurama has nothing to ... More »
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Vulture


  1. "Responsible metal detecting provides a valuable record of history, but illegal activities bring responsible ones into disrepute," said English Heritage chairman Barry Cunliffe. "Nighthawkers, by hoarding the finds or selling them on without...
    on Feb 15, 2009 By: Barry Cunliffe Source: AFP

  2. On his part, Mukherjee said, "We are advising Iran that since it's a signatory to the NPT, it has some obligation to international treaties. We tell the US, do not take on yourself the responsibility of (detecting) whether Iran was manufacturing...
    on Apr 23, 2008 By: Pranab Mukherjee Source: Times of India

  3. Fry told the Radio Times: "I shouldn't be saying this, high treason really, but I sometimes wonder if Americans aren't fooled by our accent into detecting a brilliance that may not really be there. I mean, would they notice if Jeremy Irons or Judi...
    on Mar 19, 2007 By: Stephen Fry Source: Independent

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tangible tangible
/ˈtæn dʒə bəl /