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Difference between Censer, Censor, Censure and Sensor

Censer is a container used for burning incense.

  • The church acquired a new gold-plated censer.

Censor, as a verb, means to suppress objectionable material.

  • Do they have a legal right to censor material on the Internet?

Censor, as a noun, is the person examining certain material.

  • Are the TV censors approving the subject matter for broadcast?

Censure means to blame, criticize strongly, or condemn.

  • The principal censured the teacher for failing to comply.

Sensor is a device that receives and responds to a signal or stimulus.

  • Most cars produced after 1980 have an oxygen sensor.