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Meanings of Detectable:

adjective

Able to be discovered or identified.

Usage examples:

An easily detectable and treatable disorder

Detectably

dɪˈtɛktəbli

Meanings of Detectably:

adverb

In a way that can be discovered or identified.

Usage examples:

The procedure does not detectably alter the chemical composition

Meanings of Detected:

verb

Discover or identify the presence or existence of.

Usage examples:

Cancer may soon be detected in its earliest stages

Detection

dɪˈtɛkʃ(ə)n

Meanings of Detection:

noun

The action or process of identifying the presence of something concealed.

Usage examples:

The early detection of fetal abnormalities

Detective

dɪˈtek.tɪv

Meanings of Detective:

noun

A person, especially a police officer, whose occupation is to investigate and solve crimes.

Usage examples:

Detectives are anxious to interview anyone who saw the car

Detective-chief-inspector

dɪˌtek.tɪv tʃiːf ɪnˈspek.tər

Meanings of Detective-chief-inspector:

noun

In the uk, a police detective of senior rank, above an inspector and below a superintendent; also used as a title

Usage examples:

My training for the job was given by a detective chief inspector., he has been a detective for 20 y…

Detective-inspector

dɪˌtek.tɪv ɪnˈspek.tər

Meanings of Detective-inspector:

noun

In the uk, a police detective of middle rank, above a sergeant and below a chief inspector; also used as a title

Usage examples:

John coffey is a detective inspector in the met's specialist murder squad., i told the di everythin…

Detectives

dɪˈtek.tɪv

Meanings of Detectives:

noun

A person, especially a police officer, whose occupation is to investigate and solve crimes.

Usage examples:

Detectives are anxious to interview anyone who saw the car

Meanings of Detector:

noun

A device or instrument designed to detect the presence of a particular object or substance.

Usage examples:

Methane detectors

Detectors

dɪˈtek.tər

Meanings of Detectors:

noun

A device or instrument designed to detect the presence of a particular object or substance.

Usage examples:

Methane detectors

Detects

dɪˈtekt

Meanings of Detects:

verb

Discover or identify the presence or existence of.

Usage examples:

Cancer may soon be detected in its earliest stages

Detent

dɪˈtɛnt

Meanings of Detent:

noun

A catch in a machine which prevents motion until released.

Usage examples:

A system of detents is used to ensure that gears are held in whatever position is selected

Detente

deɪˈtɒnt

Meanings of Detente:

noun

The easing of hostility or strained relations, especially between countries.

Usage examples:

His policy of arms control and detente with the soviet union

Detentes

deɪˈtɑːnt

Meanings of Detentes:

noun

The easing of hostility or strained relations, especially between countries.

Usage examples:

His policy of arms control and detente with the soviet union

Detention

dɪˈten.ʃən

Meanings of Detention:

noun

The action of detaining someone or the state of being detained in official custody.

Usage examples:

The fifteen people arrested were still in police detention

Detention-centre

dɪˈten.ʃən ˌsen.tər

Meanings of Detention-centre:

noun

A type of prison where young people can be kept for short periods of time

Meanings of Detents:

noun

A catch in a machine which prevents motion until released.

Usage examples:

A system of detents is used to ensure that gears are held in whatever position is selected

Detenu

dɪˈten.juː

Meanings of Detenu:

noun

A person held in custody; a detainee.

Usage examples:

The team met a number of kashmiri, pakistani and afghan detenues in tihar jail where they are kept …

Meanings of Detenues:

noun

A person held in custody; a detainee.

Usage examples:

The team met a number of kashmiri, pakistani and afghan detenues in tihar jail where they are kept …

Detenus

dɪˈten.juː

Meanings of Detenus:

noun

A person held in custody; a detainee.

Usage examples:

The team met a number of kashmiri, pakistani and afghan detenues in tihar jail where they are kept …

Deter

dɪˈtɜːr

Meanings of Deter:

verb

Discourage (someone) from doing something by instilling doubt or fear of the consequences.

Usage examples:

Only a health problem would deter him from seeking re-election

Meanings of Deterge:

verb

Cleanse thoroughly.

Usage examples:

She wanted to deterge herself completely of it

Deterged

dɪˈtəːdʒ

Meanings of Deterged:

verb

Cleanse thoroughly.

Usage examples:

She wanted to deterge herself completely of it

Meanings of Detergent:

noun

A water-soluble cleansing agent which combines with impurities and dirt to make them more soluble, and differs from soap in not forming a scum with the salts in hard water.

Usage examples:

Liquid detergents
adjective

Relating to detergents or their action.

Usage examples:

Staining that resists detergent action

Detergents

dɪˈtɜː.dʒənt

Meanings of Detergents:

noun

A water-soluble cleansing agent which combines with impurities and dirt to make them more soluble, and differs from soap in not forming a scum with the salts in hard water.

Usage examples:

Liquid detergents
adjective

Relating to detergents or their action.

Usage examples:

Staining that resists detergent action

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