American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A polygraph used to detect possible deception during an interrogation.
- n. informal A polygraph, a device which measures and records several physiological variables such as blood pressure, heart rate, respiration and skin conductivity while a series of questions is being asked to a subject, in an attempt to detect lies.
- n. a polygraph that records bodily changes sometimes associated with lying
“The rain dug up Niles’ body, LAPD grabbed Danny as a suspect, roughhoused him and cut him loose with orders to report for a lie detector test and sodium pentothal questioning the next day.”
“By the way, Tee Bobby Hulin passed a lie detector test.”
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