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Sensing   /sˈɛnsɪŋ/   Listen

The perception that something has occurred or some state exists.  Synonym: detection.
Becoming aware of something via the senses.  Synonym: perception.

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"Sensing" Quotes from Famous Books

... beyond the dreary confines of the cabin in the dunes. Minute after minute passed, he making no sign, the babu poised before him in inscrutable triumph, watching him keenly with his black and evil eyes of a beast. Amber hung breathless upon the issue, sensing a conflict of terrible forces in Rutton's mind, but comprehending nothing of their natures. In the hush within-doors he became acutely conscious of the war of elements without: the mad elfin yammering of the gale tearing ...
— The Bronze Bell • Louis Joseph Vance

... took her aback. Yet, sensing in its very churlishness the sting of some old hurt, she answered him quietly, though ...
— The Vision of Desire • Margaret Pedler

... He stopped, sensing the fact that the soft pressure of her fingers was not altogether unpleasant. She hesitated, and when she spoke again, only her finger-tips touched his arm. She was looking shoreward, so that for a moment he could ...
— The Alaskan • James Oliver Curwood

... more and more struck by the change in the O'Keefe. All flippancy was gone, rarely did his sense of humour reveal itself in any of his answers. He was like a cautious swordsman, fencing, guarding, studying his opponent; or rather, like a chess-player who keeps sensing some far-reaching purpose in the game: alert, contained, watchful. Always he stressed the power of our surface races, their ...
— The Moon Pool • A. Merritt

... Also sensing that the woman he loved was troubled, there was no gladness in the heart of the Arab, so that, in his anxiety to remove the pebble from the path, he approached her, as she stood with skirt lifted in readiness to mount her recumbent camel, ...
— Desert Love • Joan Conquest

Words linked to "Sensing" :   lipreading, sense, sensory activity, listening, sensing element, looking, detection, hearing, smell, taste, smelling, looking at, look, tasting

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