noun. ['dɪˈtɛktɪŋ'] a police investigation to determine the perpetrator.
- police work
- police investigation
- detective work
Words that Rhyme with Detecting
Example sentences of the word detecting
1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Tests differ in sensitivity in detecting** hCG in the urine.
Quotes containing the word detecting
1. The Creator has – I say it in all reverence - drawn a myriad red herrings across the track, but the true scientist refuses to be baffled by superficial appearances in detecting the secrets of Nature. The vulgar herd catches at the gross apparent fact, but the man of insight knows what lies on the surfaces does lie.
- Israel Zangwill, The Big Bow Mystery