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 for Bank-note detector
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Detector \De*tect"or\, n. [L., a revealer.]
     One who, or that which, detects; a detecter. --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           A deathbed's detector of the heart.      --Young.
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     2. Specifically:
        (a) An indicator showing the depth of the water in a
            boiler.
        (b) (Elec.) A galvanometer, usually portable, for
            indicating the direction of a current.
        (c) (Elec.) Any of various devices for detecting the
            presence of electric waves.
            [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     Bank-note detector, a publication containing a description
        of genuine and counterfeit bank notes, designed to enable
        persons to discriminate between them.
  
     Detector lock. See under Lock.
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