detection, detecting, detective work, sleuthing(noun)
a police investigation to determine the perpetrator
"detection is hard on the feet"
The numerical value of detective work in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of detective work in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You always hear about disease detective work and that is what Ebola is about now.
No homicide is too old for us to use additional scientific measures and good old detective work ... and bring this suspect to justice.
You don't have control of Ebola until you know where all your transmission chains are and until your cases are coming from known contact lists, you always hear about disease detective work and that is what Ebola is about now.
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