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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any device that receives a signal or stimulus (as heat or pressure or light or motion etc.) and responds to it in a distinctive manner.

Usage examples (35)
  • You have to be sure that the sensor is working properly.
  • Q3: Do you think an acceleration sensor is needed on a cellphone?
  • The CCD image sensor is at the heart of a solid state video camera.
  • The sensor is attached to your shoes and transmits data to your iPod. for more
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  • A "censer" is an incense burner, a "censor" is a person who suppresses ideas or materials, to "censure" is to blame or disapprove, while a "sensor" is a device that detects automatically.
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