- pertaining to biometry.
- pertaining to, noting, or using a person's unique physical and other traits for the purposes of identification and security: a biometric system; biometric readers; a biometric passport.
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Examples from the Web for biometric
“People entrust firearms with their lives,” Kloepfer told me while explaining his biometric gun.Here Come the Smart Guns: Will New Jersey Soon Have to Sell Safer Guns?
September 23, 2014
There are two key advantages of biometric over biographic checks according to Verdery.Wanna Fly? Give Us a Fingerprint.
March 11, 2014
That isn't a "biometric" data set by any reasonable definition.The Immigration Bill Does NOT Create a 'Biometric Database of All Adult Americans'
May 13, 2013
During the day, the crew is kept busy with biometric tests and psychological evaluations.How Space Agencies Are Preparing for a Mission to Mars
February 12, 2011
Issue all legal U.S. workers, including citizens and immigrants, a biometric ID card.A Centrist Gets Fighting Mad
October 13, 2010
A biometric "collision" is when a measurement matches more than one person.
It's a biometric identifier, like fingerprints or retina-scans, but it's got a lot more "collisions" than either of those.
In the text I have availed myself of biometric, genetic and other results impartially.Parenthood and Race Culture
Caleb Williams Saleeby
With the progress of Mendelian research, biometric methods must be supplemented with pedigree studies.Applied Eugenics
Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
- relating to the analysis of biological data using mathematical and statistical methods
- relating to digital scanning of the physiological or behavioural characteristics of individuals as a means of identificationbiometric fingerprinting
- relating to the statistical calculation of the probable duration of human life
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Word Origin and History for biometric
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