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Fingerprint

Fin´ger`print
n.1.an impression of the pattern of ridges on the skin of the last joint of a person's finger, left on a surface after a person has touched the surface.
2.a fingerprint{1} made intentionally in ink on a paper form for the purpose of identification of the individual.
3.any distinctive pattern of characteristics or properties of an object which can serve to identify that object; as, the distinctive fingerprint of eugenol in the mass spectrum allowed easy recognition of its presence in the sample.
4.a smudge made by a (dirty) finger.
v. t.1.to take an impression of the fingerprints of (a person); as, to fingerprint applicants for a gun permit.
Noun1.fingerprint - biometric identification from a print made by an impression of the ridges in the skin of a finger; often used as evidence in criminal investigations
2.fingerprint - a generic term for any identifying characteristic; "that tax bill had the senator's fingerprints all over it"
3.fingerprint - a smudge made by a (dirty) finger
Synonyms: fingermark
Verb1.fingerprint - take an impression of a person's fingerprints
boss, bump, colophon, concavity, convexity, dactylogram, dactylograph, dent, dint, embossment, excrescence, footmark, footprint, footstep, fossil footprint, ichnite, ichnolite, impress, impression, imprint, indent, indentation, indention, lump, pad, paw print, pawmark, pimple, print, pug, pugmark, seal, sigil, signet, stamp, step, stud, thumbmark, thumbprint, vestige
Browse
finger-spell
fingerboard
fingerbreadth
Fingered
Fingerer
fingerflower
Fingering
fingerless
fingerlike
Fingerling
fingermark
fingernail
Fingernails
fingerpaint
fingerpointing
fingerpost
-- Fingerprint --
fingerprint expert
fingerprint man
fingerprint specialist
fingerprinting
fingerroot
Fingers
fingerspell
fingerspelling
fingerstall
fingertip
Fingle-fangle
Fingrigo
Finial
Finical
Finicality
Finicking
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