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Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The procedure of taking inked impressions of a person's fingerprints.

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  • verb Present participle of fingerprint.

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  • noun the procedure of taking inked impressions of a person's fingerprints for the purpose of identification

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Examples

  • Brain fingerprinting: method for truth detection — EEG signals from brain measured.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Home Secretary Jacqui Smith said: DNA and fingerprinting is vital to the fight against crime, providing the police with more than 3,500 matches a month, and I am disappointed by the European Court of Human Rights 'decision.

    Archive 2008-11-30

  • Home Secretary Jacqui Smith said: DNA and fingerprinting is vital to the fight against crime, providing the police with more than 3,500 matches a month, and I am disappointed by the European Court of Human Rights 'decision.

    They Cannot Send All Of Us To The Gulag

  • In other words, audio fingerprinting is useful as part of a system to allow file-sharing, but useless as part of a system to stop file-sharing.

    Boing Boing

  • I think fingerprinting is for burglars, and registers are for sex offenders, and I am afraid that millions of people are as yet unaware that this is going to happen.

    Archive 2007-06-24

  • The judge also ruled that "The evidence resulting from Harrington's 'brain fingerprinting' test … is newly discovered" and "material to the issues in the case," and thus meets the standard for being considered in a petition for a new trial.

    Brain Fingerprinting - Ruled Admissable

  • DNA fingerprinting is reserved for the technique invented by Jeffreys et al. (1985) using multilocus probes.

    Archive 2004-12-01

  • Management at the Manhattan Plaza — three blocks west of Times Square — plans to begin fingerprinting tenants within six months, and requiring them to submit their index fingers to a computer scan as they stroll through the lobby.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Next: Biometric, Panoptic, Condominiums?

  • Email debate between "Brain fingerprinting" advocate Steve Kirsch (co-founder of Infoseek) and Thomas C. Greene, a Register. co.uk reporter.

    Boing Boing: October 7, 2001 - October 13, 2001 Archives

  • It’s also used in what’s commonly referred to as fingerprinting, which is what the popular iPhone app by Shazam does when it uniquely identifies a song you’re listening to.

    Monopolising music recommendation

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