[Ads-l] [Non-DoD Source] to metal detect

MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM AMRDEC (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Wed Jan 18 10:40:10 EST 2017


Although in this case, actual metal may have been detected, I don't think that the verb phrase "metal detect" actually needs to imply success.  I have on occasion been at airport gates where TSA metal detected me, when I had no metal on my person.

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>  2017 _Curse of Oak Island_ (History Channel TV) (Jan. 17):
> "They went down there, they metal detected, they tried to repeat the metal detection."
> 
> 'To detect metal successfully through use of a metal detector.'
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