Synonyms

1. detection

noun. ['dɪˈtɛkʃən'] the perception that something has occurred or some state exists.

Synonyms

  • perception

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Words that Rhyme with Signal Detection

  • overprotection
  • introspection
  • interconnection
  • circumspection
  • reinspection
  • predilection
  • disinfection
  • disconnection
  • recollection
  • preelection
  • interjection
  • imperfection
  • disaffection
  • resurrection
  • reflection
  • reelection
  • redirection
  • projection
  • intersection
  • insurrection
  • inspection
  • inflection
  • convection
  • confection
  • complexion
  • selection
  • rejection
  • protection
  • perfection
  • objection

2. detection

noun. ['dɪˈtɛkʃən'] the act of detecting something; catching sight of something.

Synonyms

  • espial
  • find
  • uncovering
  • discovery
  • catching
  • spotting

Antonyms

  • stay
  • noninfectious
  • ground
  • figure

3. detection

noun. ['dɪˈtɛkʃən'] the detection that a signal is being received.

Synonyms

  • signal detection

4. detection

noun. ['dɪˈtɛkʃən'] a police investigation to determine the perpetrator.

Synonyms

  • detecting
  • police investigation
  • detective work
  • sleuthing

5. signal

noun. ['ˈsɪgnəl'] any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message.

Synonyms

  • starting signal
  • sign
  • alert
  • whistle
  • communication
  • warning signal
  • start
  • alarum
  • high sign
  • bugle call
  • radiotelegraphic signal
  • input
  • telephone number
  • signaling
  • curfew
  • alarm
  • indicator
  • time signal
  • symbol
  • output signal
  • visual signal
  • retreat
  • ticktack
  • beam
  • recording
  • radio beacon
  • output
  • distress signal
  • drumbeat
  • all clear
  • telegraphic signal
  • dog-ear
  • input signal
  • number
  • animal communication
  • whistling
  • radio beam
  • storm signal
  • distress call
  • electronic signal

Antonyms

  • positiveness
  • negativity
  • positivity
  • invalidate

Etymology

  • segnal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signalis (Latin)

6. signal

verb. ['ˈsɪgnəl'] communicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs.

Synonyms

  • semaphore
  • signalize
  • sign
  • whistle
  • communicate
  • heliograph
  • signalise
  • flag
  • intercommunicate

Antonyms

  • ending
  • middle
  • death
  • arrive

Etymology

  • segnal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signalis (Latin)

7. signal

verb. ['ˈsɪgnəl'] be a signal for or a symptom of.

Synonyms

  • betoken
  • bode
  • foretell
  • predict
  • prognosticate
  • augur
  • forecast
  • mark
  • portend
  • prefigure
  • indicate
  • bespeak
  • tell
  • foreshadow
  • omen
  • auspicate
  • presage

Antonyms

  • dissuasion
  • unconnectedness
  • deactivation
  • finish

Etymology

  • segnal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signalis (Latin)

8. signal

noun. ['ˈsɪgnəl'] any incitement to action.

Synonyms

  • provocation
  • incitation

Antonyms

  • unalert
  • dull
  • unwary

Etymology

  • segnal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signalis (Latin)

9. signal

adjective. ['ˈsɪgnəl'] notably out of the ordinary.

Antonyms

  • fire

Etymology

  • segnal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signalis (Latin)

10. signal

noun. ['ˈsɪgnəl'] an electric quantity (voltage or current or field strength) whose modulation represents coded information about the source from which it comes.

Synonyms

  • electrical energy
  • interrupt

Antonyms

  • lethargic
  • unaware
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • segnal (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • signalis (Latin)

Example sentences of the word signal-detection


1. Noun Phrase
If the diode is being used purely for signal detection purposes, the polarity of the diode is irrelevant, but if it is also being used to supply the gain control circuit, the polarity does matter.

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