verb (used with object), i·den·ti·fied, i·den·ti·fy·ing.
verb (used without object), i·den·ti·fied, i·den·ti·fy·ing.
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Perhaps most famously, forensic genetic genealogy was used in 2018 to identify and arrest Joseph James DeAngelo, the man who for decades was known in California as the Golden State Killer.Prince George’s will use DNA registries to solve cold cases through new DOJ grant|Katie Mettler|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
The company is aiming to go public as soon as the first quarter of 2021, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the information is private.Robinhood asks banks to pitch for potential 2021 IPO|Lee Clifford|November 18, 2020|Fortune
I dig into the findings of BofA’s latest survey of the portfolio pros, identifying where the money is flowing as we head into a new year.Here are the most bullish trades for 2021—and, no, Bitcoin does not top the list|Bernhard Warner|November 18, 2020|Fortune
If a cyberattack were properly identified in time, the vaccine could be remanufactured, but it would result in a backup in its distribution.How bad actors could sabotage a COVID vaccine—and how that can be prevented|jakemeth|November 18, 2020|Fortune
That team has gathered enough data to identify types of stories it is confident will do well.‘Reestablishing our journalistic value’: Publishers make more of their exclusive subscriber content|Max Willens|November 17, 2020|Digiday
He frets about how identifiable he is in the grainy footage.'Babylon' Review: The Dumb Lives of Trigger-Happy Cops|Melissa Leon|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But unlike any other director, he was an identifiable public figure, as recognizable as any president or movie star.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These are palpable, identifiable matters that are ingrained into the very fabric of The Babadook.‘The Babadook’ Is the Best (and Most Sincere) Horror Movie of the Year|Samuel Fragoso|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Those who are identifiable are given priority burials, only because there are survivors who demand it.
The only identifiable artifact is a perfectly circular slab of concrete.Pablo Escobar’s Private Prison Is Now Run by Monks for Senior Citizens|Jeff Campagna|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Were those prints in such condition as to be identifiable, if you know?
Every student of music knows that a melody is constructed of certain phrases which have identifiable rhythmic and melodic shape.Richard Wagner His Life and His Dramas|W. J. Henderson
In the book itself there are neither names nor identifiable historical allusions by which its age can be determined.The Literature of the Old Testament|George Foot Moore
So far we haven't even found any identifiable driftwood from the launch, let alone Ole's body or traces of the disk.Tabby|Winston Marks
Is it uncommon or common for you to find an object which a person has touched more than once but only left one identifiable print?