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biometric identification meaning and definition

BIOMETRIC IDENTIFICATION noun

Definition of biometric identification (noun)

  1. the automatic identification of living individuals by using their physiological and behavioral characteristics
    • "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: biometric authentication, identity verification
Source: Princeton University Wordnet