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  • v. Present participle of fingerprint.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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


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  • 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.

    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. 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

  • If that fingerprinting is being done for the purpose of physical evidence in the case of kidnapping (as if the kid wouldn’t leave his grubby little prints all over the house anyway), then I’d like to know if they’re destroyed when the child reaches the age of 18, or if they’re put into the general pool of fingerprints.

    Police Continue Serial Rapist DNA Hunt at


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