1. sensor

noun. ['ˈsɛnsɝ'] 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.


  • photoconductive cell
  • electric eye
  • magic eye
  • mine detector
  • sensing element
  • trace detector
  • detector
  • photocell
  • photoelectric cell
  • metal detector

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Rhymes with Sensor

  • dispenser
  • condenser
  • spenser
  • spencer
  • menser
  • mencer
  • denser
  • censor
  • censer

How do you pronounce sensor?

Pronounce sensor as ˈsɛnsər.

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Sentences with sensor

1. Noun, singular or mass
Plug the electrical base into the new sensor until you hear it click.

2. Verb, base form
Frigidaire dishwashers display a number of codes related to switch or sensor failure.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Pull the speed sensor out just enough to access the battery cap on the inside of the unit.

Quotes about sensor

1. It's like I have a sensor in my head, but she works on a seven-second delay... well-meaning, but perpetually about seven seconds too late to actually do anything to stop the horrific avalanche of shit-you-shouldn't- say-out-loud-but-I-just-did.
- Jenny Lawson