HyperDic: explosive_trace_detection

English > 1 sense of the expression explosive trace detection:
NOUNartifactexplosive trace detection, ETDa system for screening luggage in airports
English > explosive trace detection: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA system for screening luggage in airports; an agent passes a swab around or inside luggage and then runs the swab through a machine that can detect trace amounts of explosives.
Broadersysteminstrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity

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