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Feeler vs. Sensor

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Feelernoun

(literally) Someone or something that feels.

‘Are you more of a feeler or more of a thinker?’;

Sensornoun

A device or organ that detects certain external stimuli and responds in a distinctive manner.

Feelernoun

(anatomy) An antenna or appendage used for feeling, especially on an insect.

Sensoradjective

Sensory; as, the sensor nerves.

Feelernoun

(figuratively) Something ventured to test another's feelings, opinion, or position.

‘I sent out some feelers but they didn't seem interested.’; ‘This survey is designed to get a feeler about how the citizens feel about the proposed new highway.’;

Sensornoun

any device that receives a signal or stimulus (as heat or pressure or light or motion etc.) and responds to it in a distinctive manner

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Feelernoun

(Philippines) Someone that assumes or imagines that one's affection is reciprocated; Someone that indulges in one's own wishful thinking; One who flatters oneself

Sensor

In the broadest definition, a sensor is a device, module, machine, or subsystem whose purpose is to detect events or changes in its environment and send the information to other electronics, frequently a computer processor. A sensor is always used with other electronics.

Feelernoun

One who, or that which, feels.

Feelernoun

One of the sense organs or certain animals (as insects), which are used in testing objects by touch and in searching for food; an antenna; a palp.

‘Insects . . . perpetually feeling and searching before them with their feelers or antennæ.’;

Feelernoun

Anything, as a proposal, observation, etc., put forth or thrown out in order to ascertain the views of others; something tentative.

Feelernoun

one of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of e.g. insects and crustaceans; typically sensitive to touch and taste

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Feelernoun

a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others;

‘she rejected his advances’;

Feelernoun

sensitivity similar to that of a receptor organ;

‘he had a special antenna for public relations’;

Feelernoun

slender tactile process on the jaws of a fish

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