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Petrichor: The smell after rainfall
/aɪˈdɛn tɪˌkɪt, ɪˈdɛn-/
a brand name for a kit containing drawings of hairlines, eyes, noses, chins, etc., in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, used by law-enforcement agencies to construct a composite picture of a suspect from descriptions provided by witnesses.
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British Dictionary definitions for
a set of transparencies of various typical facial characteristics that can be superimposed on one another to build up, on the basis of a description, a picture of a person sought by the police
an Identikit picture
) artificially created by copying different elements in an attempt to form a whole:
an identikit pop group
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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