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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Measurement
sensorsen‧sor /ˈsensə $ -ər/ ●○○ noun [countable]  TMa piece of equipment used for discovering the presence of light, heat, movement etc
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sensorTheir eyes are built with not one but hundreds of lenses, each of which concentrates light upon a sensor.But as chips, mOtOrs, and sensors collapse into the invisible realms, their flexibility lingers as a distributed envirOnment.He has earmarked surface chemistry. sensor technology and materials research as candidates for the joint approach.We have sensors buried in our muscles and joints that tell us where our arm is currently located.The device is based around a humidity sensor.The brain itself has no sensors for that sort of thing, although it receives messages from sensors elsewhere in the body.Inside Spartan are measurements taken by lasers and pressure sensors that will provide some answers for researchers.Place the sensor on a flat surface and rotate it slowly through 360°.
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