- detention camp
Origin of detector
Examples from the Web for detector
In the morning, I open the detector, and there is the dial that tells if he has done his duty.Fighting the Sea|Edward A. Rand
The captain sends an officer below to the detector and changes the course of the ship.Our Navy in the War|Lawrence Perry
But of course they didn't have our detector screens nor our armament.Triplanetary|Edward Elmer Smith
I am shaved by one every morning, after slipping the coppers into a County Council "detector," which gives no change.
The static—from the discharge—would tear—our detector—to pieces.The Man Who Rocked the Earth|Arthur Train
1540s, from Latin detector "uncoverer, revealer," agent noun from detectus, past participle of detegere (see detect).