verb (used with object)
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Origin of polygraph
OTHER WORDS FROM polygraphpol·y·graph·ic [pol-i-graf-ik], /ˌpɒl ɪˈgræf ɪk/, adjectivepo·lyg·ra·phist [puh-lig-ruh-fist], /pəˈlɪg rə fɪst/, po·lyg·ra·pher, noun
Words nearby polygraph
Example sentences from the Web for polygraph
The polygraph, which uses a range of measurements including blood pressure, was patented by Leonarde Keeler in 1931.Wonder Woman’s Creation Story Is Wilder Than You Could Ever Imagine|Tom Arnold-Forster|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By way of proving his innocence, DeMaio took a polygraph test—and passed.No Shaking Sexual Harassment Allegations for Gay GOP House Hopeful|Olivia Nuzzi|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yesterday, The Daily Beast revealed that Egan had, according to his lawyer Jeff Herman, passed a polygraph test.Third Hollywood Power Player Files Motion to Dismiss Sex Abuse Lawsuit|Tim Teeman|May 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
DeMaio responded to the “vicious rumor” by taking a polygraph test, which he passed.
Forced to take a polygraph test, Saul is asked a question to establish a baseline reading: “Are you sometimes called ‘The Bear’?”Give Mandy Patinkin an Emmy Nomination for ‘Homeland,’ Already!|Jason Lynch|July 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Polygraph, pol′i-graf, n. an instrument for multiplying copies of a writing: a collection of different books.
Either your girl's mistaken or Van Dellen and his polygraph tech and I were taken in by a brand-new technique.The Syndic|C.M. Kornbluth
It is an interpretation made by human beings of what the machine, the polygraph, shows.
Because you can only answer yes or no on the polygraph examination.
All I want to do is tell the truth, and the only way you can know it is by the polygraph, as that is the only way you can know it.