sensing

Definitions of sensing
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n becoming aware of something via the senses

Synonyms:
perception
Types:
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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
lipreading
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
auscultation
listening to sounds within the body (usually with a stethoscope)
coup d'oeil, glance, glimpse
a quick look
scrutiny
a prolonged intense look
peek, peep
a secret look
squint
the act of squinting; looking with the eyes partly closed
stare
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
dekko
British slang for a look
rehearing, relistening
the act of hearing again
sniff, snuff
sensing an odor by inhaling through the nose
Type of:
sensory activity
activity intended to achieve a particular sensory result

n the perception that something has occurred or some state exists

Synonyms:
detection
Type of:
perception
the process of perceiving

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