Definitions

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  • n. A person or device that records fingerprints.

Etymologies

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fingerprint +‎ -er

Examples

  • Meanwhile in Britain, a “disproportionate” number of Asian and blacks are being stopped by police and scanned by a mobile fingerprinter:

    2009 February « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • The CDK's fingerprinter is used to describe intermolecular similarity, by calculating the Tanimoto distances between the bit strings.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Two groups were formed: one consisted of the KNIME guys who, together with Miguel and Federico focused in QSAR descriptor calculations in KNIME, while Stefan, Martin and me looked at the fingerprinter peculiarities that Martin found see also this CDK News article, and came up with a possible further performance improvement of the AllRingsFinder.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Moreover, I don't think the quote does full justice to what the CDK has achieved in the past six years; I'm sure we have achieved more than a fingerprinter and some 2D and 3D rendering!

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • The Present Day involves having all sorts of things done, like Affidavits of Support, biographical information, biometric fingerprinting which, incidently, will be the third such collection of prints I've given thus far ... quite why they need that many I am not sure but will be certain to ask the friendly fingerprinter when called and other forms, slips, pictures, et al.

    Archive 2005-05-01

  • I sat in my car outside the police station while Archie and Picton, inside, arranged the back-ups: the photographer, the fingerprinter, the detective constable to be Inspector Picton's note-taking assistant.

    Come To Grief

  • Not the least of the reasons for her release was the frustration she caused the fingerprinter.

    Even Cowgirls Get The Blues

  • The next most influential was Alec Jeffreys, the DNA fingerprinter.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Targus is hoping to remedy said quandary here at CES, with the company introducing a new line of patent-pending screen protectors that are supposedly "fingerprinter resistant."

    Engadget

  • Then came Mary Kathryn Book, an FBI fingerprinter based in Quantico.

    The New Republic - All Feed

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