Definition of Sensor

1. Noun. 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.




Definition of Sensor

1. a. Sensory; as, the sensor nerves.

Definition of Sensor

1. Noun. A device or organ that detects certain external stimuli and responds in a distinctive manner. ¹

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Definition of Sensor

1. a device that receives and responds to a stimulus [n -S]

Medical Definition of Sensor

1. A device designed to respond to physical stimuli such as temperature, light, magnetism, or movement, and transmit resulting impulses for interpretation, recording, movement, or operating control. Origin: see sense (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sensor

sensitizes
sensitizing
sensitizing dose
sensitizing injection
sensitizing substance
sensitometer
sensitometers
sensitometric
sensitometries
sensitometry
sensitory
sensive
sensomobile
sensomobility
sensomotor
sensor (current term)
sensorchip
sensorchips
sensorgram
sensori-
sensori-volitional
sensoria
sensorial
sensorially
sensoriglandular
sensorimotor
sensorimotor area
sensorimotor region
sensorimotor theory
sensorimotoric

Literary usage of Sensor

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1. Operation Desert Storm: Evaluation of the Air Campaign by Kwai-Cheung Chan (1998)
"Electro-optical systems exist as a sensor on munitions, such as the EO version ... EO-guided weapons carry a miniature TV sensor or camera in the nose that ..."

2. U. S. National Security and Military/Commercial Concerns with the People's edited by Christopher Cox (1999)
"Further, radar system performance requires high-quality target templates and empirical validation, in addition to HPC processing speed.39 sensor Platforms ..."

3. Psychology Applied to the Art of Teaching by Joseph Baldwin (1895)
"The sensor-nerves have their roots in the cerebral substance as the tree has its ... Self consciously feels the neural excitations of his sensor- ganglia ..."

4. Computers and Information Technologies in Agricultural Production and edited by Karl R. Schneider (1997)
"The sensor uses three NIR wavelengths and a maximum likelihood classifier ... The sensor was trained on 29 different soils that varied in soil texture and ..."

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