detection etymology

English word detection comes from English detect

Detailed word origin of detection

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
detect English (eng) (obsolete) Detected. To discover or find by careful search, examination, or probing.
detection English (eng) The act of detecting or sensing something; discovering something that was hidden or disguised.. The finding out of a constituent, a signal, an agent or the like, mostly by means of a specific device or method.

Words with the same origin as detection

Descendants of detect