HyperDic: sensing_element

English > 1 sense of the expression sensing element:
NOUNartifactsensing element, detector, sensorany device that receives a signal or stimulus (as heat or pressure or light or motion etc.) and responds to it in a distinctive manner
English > sensing element: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAny device that receives a signal or stimulus (as heat or pressure or light or motion etc.) and responds to it in a distinctive manner.
Synonymsdetector, sensor
Narrowermetal detectordetector that gives a signal when it detects the presence of metal
mine detectordetector consisting of an electromagnetic device
photoelectric cell, photoconductive cell, photocell, electric eye, magic eyeA transducer used to detect and measure light and other radiations
trace detectorA screening device for traces of explosives
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
Spanishdetector, sensor, sonda
Catalandetector, sensor

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