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metal detector

n.
A device that senses the presence of metal, especially:
a. A handheld unit used in searching an area for coins or other metal objects.
b. A gatelike structure through which a person passes, used in detecting concealed weapons such as guns and knives.

metal detector

n
(Electronics) a device that gives an audible or visual signal when its search head comes close to a metallic object embedded in food, buried in the ground, etc
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Noun1.metal detector - detector that gives a signal when it detects the presence of metalmetal detector - detector that gives a signal when it detects the presence of metal; used to detect the presence of stray bits of metal in food products or to find buried metal
detector, sensing element, sensor - 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
Translations
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Mr Troon, from nearby Redruth and part of a metal detecting club, said: "We were buzzing with excitement.
Eighteen months later, Mr Rossiter was searching with the Yorkshire Searchers Metal Detecting Club at Green Hammerton, near Harrogate, in April 2015, when he found the 15th century gold ring.
Examiner reporter Andrew Robinson and four-year-old son Harry joined the Huddersfield-based Team of Yorkshire Metal Detecting Group for a spot of magnet fishing on the Huddersfield Broad Canal.
One veteran, who asked not to be named, said: "Until I started metal detecting with the help of Sharon and Derek, I wouldn't leave my home.
The dad of two, who goes metal detecting in his spare time, shares his finds on Twitter.
Kevin Higgs discovered a latemedieval gold ring in Pembroke in February 2014 while metal detecting.
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At the nearby site of Vindolanda Roman fort, where annual organised excavations have produced remarkable finds, director of the Vindolanda Trust Patricia Birley said: "The trust deplores the illegal use of metal detecting.
We recognise that the majority of the metal detecting community comply with the laws and regulations relating to the discovery and recovery of objects from the land, but just as it is against the law to break into someone's house and steal their possessions, so it is illegal to damage land and steal valuable historical artefacts.
The metal detecting equipment company Minelab has set up a direct presence in Dubai in the form of Minelab MEA General Trading llc.
Pal Terry Metcalfe, who organised the unique guard of honour, said: "He loved metal detecting to bits.
The inquest heard two of the items, the silver coins and decorative silver strap end, were found by metal detecting enthusiast Chris Morris, of Pantymwyn in Flintshire.