sensitivity
Pronunciation
  • (America) enPR: sĕnsĭtĭv′ĭtē, IPA: /ˌsɛnsɪˈtɪvɪti/
Noun

sensitivity

  1. The quality of being sensitive.
  2. The ability of an organism or organ to respond to external stimuli.
  3. (statistics) The proportion of individuals in a population that will be correctly identified in a binary classification test.
  4. (electronics) The degree of response of an instrument to a change in an input signal.
  5. (photography) The degree of response of a film etc. to light of a specified wavelength.
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