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Detector

Detector
One who, or that which, detects; a detecter. A deathbed’s detector of the heart. (Young) bank-note detector, a publication containing a description of genuine and counterfeit bank notes, designed to enable persons to discriminate between them. Detector lk. See lock.
Origin: L, a revealer.


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