Definitions of sensing
  1. noun
    becoming aware of something via the senses
    synonyms: perception
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    look, looking, looking at
    the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    hearing, listening
    the act of hearing attentively
    perceiving what a person is saying by observing the movements of the lips
    taste, tasting
    a kind of sensing; distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds
    smell, smelling
    the act of perceiving the odor of something
    listening to sounds within the body (usually with a stethoscope)
    coup d'oeil, gander, glance, glimpse
    a quick look
    a prolonged intense look
    peek, peep
    a secret look
    the act of squinting; looking with the eyes partly closed
    a fixed look with eyes open wide
    evil eye
    a look that is believed to have the power of inflicting harm
    rubber-necking, sightseeing
    going about to look at places of interest
    observance, observation, watching
    the act of observing; taking a patient look
    lookout, outlook
    the act of looking out
    sight, survey, view
    the act of looking or seeing or observing
    British slang for a look
    rehearing, relistening
    the act of hearing again
    sniff, snuff
    sensing an odor by inhaling through the nose
    the ability to taste, judge, and appreciate food
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    sensory activity
    activity intended to achieve a particular sensory result
  2. noun
    the perception that something has occurred or some state exists
    synonyms: detection
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    the process of perceiving
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