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Categories: Measuring instruments, Sensors, Transducers, Articles with short description
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detector  sensor  sensing element  Car sensor  chemical sensor
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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 WordNet 3.0
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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 WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
A sensor is a device that produces an output signal for the purpose of sensing a physical phenomenon. Wikipedia
Device that measures a physical quantity and converts it into a signal which can be read by an observer or by an instrument. Wikipedia Disambiguation
Device that measures a physical quantity and converts it into a signal Wikidata
A mechanical, electrical, or chemical device that automatically identifies and records or registers a stimulus, such as an environmental change in pressure or temperature, an electrical signal, or radiation from a radioactive material. OmegaWiki
The generic name for a device that senses either the absolute value or a change in a physical quantity such as temperature, pressure, flow rate, or pH, or the intensity of light, sound, or ratio waves and converts that change into a useful input signal for an information-gathering system. OmegaWiki
A device capable of registering a specific substance or physical phenomenon, and that optionally sounds an alarm or triggers a warning. Wiktionary
Device capable of registering a specific substance or physical phenomenon. Wiktionary (translation)
A device or organ that detects certain external stimuli and responds in a distinctive manner. Wiktionary
Device or organ that detects certain external stimuli. Wiktionary (translation)
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Smoke detectors are mandatory in public buildings. Wiktionary