[VIM3] 3.9 detector

Contents Options

device or substance that indicates the presence of a phenomenon, body, or substance when a threshold value of an associated quantity is exceeded


EXAMPLES Halogen leak detector, litmus paper.

NOTE 1 In some fields, the term “detector” is used for the concept of sensor.

NOTE 2 In chemistry, the term “indicator” is frequently used for this concept.



2 Measurement