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detectable
 a.  apparent; measurable
Classic Sentence: (134 in 9 pages)
1  I should not have been averse to do so, but that I imagined I detected trouble, and calculation relative to the extent of the cold meat, in Mrs. Micawber's eye.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. TOMMY TRADDLES
2  "No, my dear, for me there are no balls now where one enjoys oneself," said Anna, and Kitty detected in her eyes that mysterious world which was not open to her.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 20
3  What her father said seemed simple enough, yet at these words Kitty became confused and overcome like a detected criminal.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 2
4  He recalled particularly vividly the shame he had more than once detected in her at this necessity for lying and deceit.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 21
5  "Of course I know you; I know you very well," the prince said to her with a smile, in which Kitty detected with joy that her father liked her friend.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 34
6  The prince went up to her, and Kitty detected that disconcerting gleam of irony in his eyes.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 34
7  And again he detected the expression of alarm in the eyes of Sviazhsky.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 27
8  He tried to say what he was not thinking, but he felt continually that it had a ring of falsehood, that his brother detected him in it, and was exasperated at it.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 32
9  When they reached a little marsh Levin would have driven by, but Stepan Arkadyevitch, with the experienced eye of a sportsman, at once detected reeds visible from the road.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 9
10  Darya Alexandrovna, watching Anna and Vronsky attentively, detected it instantly.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 22
11  But a week passed, a second, a third, and in society no impression whatever could be detected.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 1
12  She was not above selling a poor grade of lumber for the price of good lumber if she thought she would not be detected, and she had no scruples about black-guarding the other lumber dealers.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
13  To be poor seemed to her such a confession of failure that it amounted to disgrace; and she detected a note of condescension in the friendliest advances.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
14  His voice had a note of conjugal familiarity: Miss Bart fancied she detected in Rosedale's eye a twinkling perception of the fact, and the idea turned her dislike of him to repugnance.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
15  She detected in him at once all the signs of extreme nervous tension.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
Example Sentence: (66 in 5 pages)
16  The Securities and Exchange Commission has also detected this trend and is now investigating academic researchers suspected of engaging in insider trading.
17  A spacecraft orbiting Mars has detected large quantities of water-ice just below the surface of the planet.
18  I thought I could detect a slight West Country accent.
19  The latest Japanese vacuum cleaners contain sensors that detect the amount of dust and type of floor.
20  The dentist could detect no sign of decay in her teeth.
21  It is the business of the police to prevent and detect crime and of the law courts to punish crime.
22  The police prevent and detect crime.
23  An observant doctor can often detect depression from expression, posture, and movement.
24  The new test should enable doctors to detect the disease early.
25  They won't detect prescription drugs or medication such as cold or flu tablets.
26  This filter is able to detect invalid clicks in real-time, with the goal of removing them before they ever show up in the AdWords console.
27  We really don't yet have technology that can effectively detect the presence of radiation in naval cargo.
28  This enables a radar to detect objects at ranges where other emissions, such as sound or visible light, would be too weak to detect.
29  A fully fledged ocean-crossing cable helps them detect all sorts of seismic rumbles; that would be a boon to geologists who focus on the Eurasian and African tectonic plates.
30  “Under the public Wi-Fi network situations, attackers can very easily eavesdrop and make falsifications on encrypted communications,” Hayashi added. “Victims cannot detect any trace of the attacks.”