1. perceived or discerned
- the detected micrometeoritic material
2. perceived with the mind
- he winced at the detected flicker of irony in her voice
Similar word(s): noticed
Sentences with detected as an adjective:
- The detected submarine was tracked by sonar, it was easy once they knew where to look.
1. simple past tense and past participle of detect
- We detected the submarine long before it observed us.