- rectification of alternating signal currents in a radio receiver.
- Also called demodulation. the conversion of an alternating, modulated carrier wave or current into a direct, pulsating current equivalent to the transmitted information-bearing signal.
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OTHER WORDS FROM detectionpre·de·tec·tion, noun
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It can surface threats and you can set up your own threat detection rules.Datadog to acquire application security management platform Sqreen|Romain Dillet|February 12, 2021|TechCrunch
Microscope detection accuracy can vary from about 20 to 80 percent.
Only the most dramatic cosmic doings would create signals that were large enough for direct detection.Einstein’s theory of general relativity unveiled a dynamic and bizarre cosmos|Elizabeth Quill|February 3, 2021|Science News
Hence, the detection … tells us that PeV cosmic rays originate and propagate in the galactic disk.The Milky Way’s newfound high-energy glow hints at the secrets of cosmic rays|Emily Conover|February 2, 2021|Science News
Its platform is built on Google Cloud with security as a “first-principle” with features such as default encryption and intrusion detection, the company said.Valon closes on $50M a16z-led Series A to grow mobile-first mortgage servicing platform|Mary Ann Azevedo|February 2, 2021|TechCrunch
Increasingly, criminals actually lease their malware from a group that guarantees their malware against detection.
But if by chance you are a prison guard, avoiding detection is much easier.
If detection lag time is 10 days, then that, plus a healthy margin, should be the “deferral” period.The Outrageous Celibacy Requirement for Gay Blood Donors|Jay Michaelson|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Every page would carry its own proof of transgression, and thus its own guarantee of detection.Compliments Are Nice, but Enough With the Cormac McCarthy Comparisons|William Giraldi|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And while detection is part of the battle, prevention is by far more important.This Mouthpiece Will Save Football Players’ Brains|Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD|June 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In tuberculous disease the tubercle bacillus is present in the discharge, but its detection offers some difficulties.
Upon ulcerated surfaces it is often mingled with other spiral micro-organisms, which adds to the difficulty of its detection.
Few men or women could tell him a deliberate lie without its instant detection.The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux
Larkins, enjoying the detection, put his hands on his knees and looked wickedly up in the old man's face to see what was coming.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
The circumstances that usually bring about detection are doctors and nurses and neighbors.