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metal + detector

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metal detector (plural metal detectors)

  1. A hand-held device that uses electromagnetic induction to detect buried metal.
  2. A structure, similar to a doorway, through which people pass; an alarm is sounded if the person is carrying a metal object, as this may indicate a weapon.

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