verb (used with object)
- to rectify alternating signal currents in a radio receiver.
- to demodulate.
Origin of detect
Examples from the Web for detectible
No evidence of either intra- or extra-dural hæmorrhage was detectible.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900|George Henry Makins
Word Origin for detect
early 15c., from Latin detectus, past participle of detegere "uncover, expose," figuratively "discover, reveal, disclose," from de- "un-, off" (see de-) + tegere "to cover" (see stegosaurus). Related: Detected; detecting.