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biometric

adjective
     
Related topics: Computers
bi‧o‧met‧ric [usually before noun]
TD relating to technology that can be used to measure things such as people's eyes or fingerprints. These measurements can be kept on computer and then used to check someone's identity, for example when they show a passport at an airport:
biometric data
biometric identifiers such as fingerprints or iris patterns

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