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Definitions and Synonyms of biometric identification | Another word for biometric identification | What is biometric identification?

Definition 1: the automatic identification of living individuals by using their physiological and behavioral characteristics - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where biometric identification or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • negative identification can only be accomplished through biometric identification
  • if a pin or password is lost or forgotten it can be changed and reissued but a biometric identification cannot

Synonyms for biometric identification in the sense of this definition

(biometric identification is a kind of ...) evidence of identity; something that identifies a person or thing

(... is a kind of biometric identification ) biometric identification by electronically recording and graphically representing a person's voice

"voiceprints are uniquely characteristic of individual speakers"

(... is a kind of biometric identification ) biometric identification by scanning the retina of the eye

"identification by retinal scanning is complicated by eye movements"

(... is a kind of biometric identification ) biometric identification by automatically scanning a person's signature and matching it electronically against a library of known signatures

(... is a kind of biometric identification ) biometric identification by scanning the iris of the eye

"the structure of the iris is very distinctive"

(... is a kind of biometric identification ) biometric identification by automatically scanning a person's fingerprints electronically

(... is a kind of biometric identification ) a print made by an impression of the ridges in the skin of a finger; often used for biometric identification in criminal investigations

(... is a kind of biometric identification ) biometric identification by scanning a person's face and matching it against a library of known faces

"they used face recognition to spot known terrorists"

(... is a kind of biometric identification ) biometric identification obtained by examining a person's unique sequence of DNA base pairs; often used for evidence in criminal law cases

(biometric identification belongs to category ...) the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear

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