verb (used with object)
- to rectify alternating signal currents in a radio receiver.
- to demodulate.
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The prevalence of covid-19 detected in schools, in other words, shouldn’t be any different than if coronavirus testing were conducted among populations at local grocery stores or restaurants or gyms or public parks.Schools are not spreading covid-19. This new data explains why.|Emily Oster|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Followers of the chef’s cooking will detect more heat in his food at Moon Rabbit.At Moon Rabbit, chef Kevin Tien lures fans to the Wharf|Tom Sietsema|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Some of its most notable achievements were finding evidence for the existence of neutron stars, directly imaging an asteroid for the first time in history, and detecting a pulsar that was home to the first exoplanets ever identified.The second-largest radio telescope in the world is shutting down|Neel Patel|November 19, 2020|MIT Technology Review
If a friend leaves a job, for instance, and no longer has a corporate line, Sunshine would, theoretically, automatically detect the change.
We did a bunch of work on technology to get better at detecting and understanding state bad actors and their attempts to manipulate elections, and we’ve been very transparent about this.
Preliminary results performed by Italian authorities “have not detected any manufacturing defect,” she added.
What specific bacteria and viruses can be detected in the sewage?The Secret to Tracking Ebola, MERS, and Flu? Sewers|Wudan Yan|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If the doctor had time to work with Li, he might have seen that his back pain was atypical and detected AS in the first visit.Will US Health Care Follow in China’s Bloody Footsteps?|Daniela Drake|September 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Ukrainian government now says that its military has detected even more advanced antiaircraft batteries lined up on its border.Russia’s Military Is Already in East Ukraine. Will There Be a Full-Scale Invasion?|James Miller|August 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Soon after Anderson crossed the Cuban coast his U-2 was detected by Soviet radar.Russia’s Missiles Stung the World Long Before MH17|Clive Irving|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The most passing glance would have detected that she was not "one of them," nor had she been long an inmate of this dwelling.The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)|Charles James Lever
This treaty of marriage was detected in February, 1609, and the parties summoned before the privy council.Curiosities of Literature, Vol. II (of 3)|Isaac Disraeli
Once he detected a waiter, in the end where they stopped at Tula, stealing a bottle of castor-oil from the medicine chest.
How annoyed he would be if he knew that he had been detected telling the truth!Scarlet and Hyssop|E. F. Benson
He detected the real cause of the maladies of half those who consulted him, and he did his utmost to remove it.A Book about Doctors|John Cordy Jeaffreson