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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Detector \De*tect"or\, n. [L., a revealer.] One who, or that which, detects; a detecter. --Shak. [1913 Webster] A deathbed's detector of the heart. --Young. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically: (a) An indicator showing the depth of the water in a boiler. (b) (Elec.) A galvanometer, usually portable, for indicating the direction of a current. (c) (Elec.) Any of various devices for detecting the presence of electric waves. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Bank-note detector, a publication containing a description of genuine and counterfeit bank notes, designed to enable persons to discriminate between them. Detector lock. See under Lock. [1913 Webster]