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I have very real concerns about the civil liberties implications of ultimately requiring every resident to submit themselves for compulsory fingerprinting or some other biometric test.
Patricia Hewitt

Meaning of "biometric" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BIOMETRIC

biometric  [ˌbaɪəʊˈmɛtrɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BIOMETRIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Biometric is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES BIOMETRIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

biometric

Biometrics

Biometrics refers to or metrics) related to human characteristics and traits. Biometrics identification (or biometric authentication) is used in computer science as a form of identification and access control. It is also used to identify individuals in groups that are under surveillance. Biometric identifiers are the distinctive, measurable characteristics used to label and describe individuals. Biometric identifiers are often categorized as physiological versus behavioral characteristics. Physiological characteristics are related to the shape of the body. Examples include, but are not limited to fingerprint, face recognition, DNA, palm print, hand geometry, iris recognition, retina and odour/scent. Behavioral characteristics are related to the pattern of behavior of a person, including but not limited to typing rhythm, gait, and voice. Some researchers have coined the term behaviometrics to describe the latter class of biometrics.

Definition of biometric in the English dictionary

The first definition of biometric in the dictionary is relating to the analysis of biological data using mathematical and statistical methods. Other definition of biometric is relating to digital scanning of the physiological or behavioural characteristics of individuals as a means of identification. Biometric is also relating to the statistical calculation of the probable duration of human life.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BIOMETRIC


amperometric
ˌæmpərəˈmɛtrɪk
antisymmetric
ˌæntɪsɪˈmɛtrɪk
asymmetric
ˌæsɪˈmɛtrɪk
barometric
ˌbærəʊˈmɛtrɪk
bathymetric
ˌbæθɪˈmɛtrɪk
calorimetric
ˌkælərɪˈmɛtrɪk
colorimetric
ˌkʌlərɪˈmɛtrɪk
econometric
ɪˌkɒnəˈmɛtrɪk
geometric
ˌdʒɪəˈmɛtrɪk
hypergeometric
ˌhaɪpədʒɪəˈmɛtrɪk
isometric
ˌaɪsəʊˈmɛtrɪk
metric
ˈmɛtrɪk
nonparametric
ˌnɒnˌpærəˈmɛtrɪk
parametric
ˌpærəˈmɛtrɪk
photometric
ˌfəʊtəˈmɛtrɪk
potentiometric
pəˌtɛnʃɪəˈmɛtrɪk
psychometric
ˌsaɪkəʊˈmɛtrɪk
stoichiometric
ˌstɔɪkɪəˈmɛtrɪk
symmetric
sɪˈmɛtrɪk
volumetric
ˌvɒljʊˈmɛtrɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BIOMETRIC

biomathematical
biomathematics
biome
biomechanical
biomechanically
biomechanics
biomedical
biomedicine
biometeorology
biometer
biometrical
biometrically
biometrician
biometrics
biometry
biomimetic
biomimicry
biomining
biomolecular
biomolecule

WORDS THAT END LIKE BIOMETRIC

anthropometric
audiometric
cytometric
densitometric
dosimetric
electric
fluorometric
gravimetric
micrometric
morphometric
obstetric
optometric
photogrammetric
polarimetric
prometric
radiometric
spectrometric
spectrophotometric
supersymmetric
telemetric
trigonometric

Synonyms and antonyms of biometric in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «biometric» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BIOMETRIC

Find out the translation of biometric to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of biometric from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «biometric» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

生物群系
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

biométrico
570 millions of speakers

English

biometric
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बॉयोमीट्रिक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عِلْمُ الـمقاييس الـحَيَوِيَّة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

биометрический
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

biométrico
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বায়োমেট্রিক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

biométrique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Biometrik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

biometrisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

生物測定の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

생물 측정학의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Biometrik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thuộc sinh trắc học
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பயோமெட்ரிக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बायोमेट्रिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

biyometrik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

biometrico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

biometryczny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

біометричний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

biometric
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βιομετρικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

biometriese
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

biometrisk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

biometrisk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of biometric

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BIOMETRIC»

The term «biometric» is quite widely used and occupies the 33.710 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about biometric

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2 QUOTES WITH «BIOMETRIC»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word biometric.
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Patricia Hewitt
I have very real concerns about the civil liberties implications of ultimately requiring every resident to submit themselves for compulsory fingerprinting or some other biometric test.
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Asa Hutchinson
We measure very carefully what the positives are and I think it is less than one tenth of one percent, so we are very pleased with the accuracy of our biometric checks and we continue to monitor that.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BIOMETRIC»

Discover the use of biometric in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to biometric and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Biometric Technologies and Verification Systems
This book will serve to identify the various security applications biometrics can play a highly secure and specific role in. * Contains elements such as Sidebars, Tips, Notes and URL links * Heavily illustrated with over 150 illustrations, ...
John R. Vacca, 2007
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Biometric Systems: Technology, Design and Performance Evaluation
A reference book for anyone involved in the design, management or implementation of biometric systems, and provides all the information needed to a build reliable system.
James L. Wayman, Anil K. Jain, Davide Maltoni, 2005
3
Our Biometric Future: Facial Recognition Technology and the ...
Tracking this technological pursuit, Our Biometric Future identifies FRT as a prime example of the failed technocratic approach to governance, where new technologies are pursued as shortsighted solutions to complex social problems.
Kelly Gates, 2011
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Security and Access Control Using Biometric Technologies
Written for a broad level of readers, this book applies to information system and information technology students, as well as network managers, security administrators and other practitioners.
Robert Newman, 2009
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Biometric System and Data Analysis: Design, Evaluation, and ...
This volume places an emphasis on the various performance measures available for biometric systems, what they mean, and when they should and should not be applied.
Ted Dunstone, Neil Yager, 2008
6
Biometric Image Discrimination Technologies
"The book gives an introduction to basic biometric image discrimination technologies including theories that are the foundations of those technologies and new algorithms for biometrics authentication"--Provided by publisher.
David Zhang, Xiaoyuan Jing, Jian Yang, 2006
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Implementing biometric security
In this first-ever book on applied biometrics, renowned expert and Hack Attacks author John Chirillo joins security professional Scott Blaul to deliver the explanations and hands-on examples you need to understand, implement, and apply ...
John Chirillo, Scott Blaul, 2003
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Handbook of Biometrics
The Handbook of Biometrics comprises chapters authored by prominent Biometric researchers describing the fundamentals and the latest innovations in their areas of expertise.
Anil K. Jain, Patrick Flynn, Arun A. Ross, 2007
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Intelligent Biometric Techniques in Fingerprint and Face ...
The tremendous world-wide interest in intelligent biometric techniques in fingerprint and face recognition is fueled by the myriad of potential applications, including banking and security systems, and limited only by the imaginations of ...
Lakhmi C. Jain, Ugur Halici, Isao Hayashi, 1999
10
Biometric Recognition:: Challenges and Opportunities
This book elaborates on these themes in detail to provide policy makers, developers, and researchers a comprehensive assessment of biometric recognition that examines current capabilities, future possibilities, and the role of government in ...
Whither Biometrics Committee, Lynette I. Millett, Joseph N. Pato, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BIOMETRIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term biometric is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Biometric Approach to Securing the Internet of Things
Who knew that a humble home router could become a cyber weapon? But that's exactly what's happening as more devices with IP addresses ... «IoT Evolution World, Jul 15»
2
OLA providing GoVerifyID biometric authentication solution to online …
Beginning next month, ImageWare Systems, Inc. will be providing its patented GoVerifyID mobile biometric security software to OnlineAuction's ... «Biometric Update, Jul 15»
3
India to integrate census with biometric database
“The national database we are creating by recording demographic as well as biometric details through NPR will aid the government in ... «Planet Biometrics, Jul 15»
4
Secure Biometric DRM for Storage Patents Available from ICAP …
ICAP Patent Brokerage announces for sale patents disclosing a biometric DRM system with value along the entire chain of creation, encryption ... «Benzinga, Jul 15»
5
Delhi govt to mull biometric attendance in hospitals
New Delhi: Delhi Government is mulling to put in place an Aadhaar enabled biometric attendance system in its hospitals, following complaints ... «Livemint, Jul 15»
6
Blog: A guide for banks in choosing biometric systems
Banks are racing ahead in deploying biometric systems in an attempt to control rising levels of financial fraud and to reduce friction on ... «Planet Biometrics, Jul 15»
7
Could the Apple Logo Become a Biometric Sensor?
Apple Logo Could Become Biometric Sensor Apple has filed a patent indicating that it's developing technology to embed biometric sensors into ... «findBIOMETRICS, Jul 15»
8
Los Angeles sheriff invests in new tech to expand biometric database
The sheriff's department will equip deputies with mobile facial recognition technology to expand the largest biometric database outside of the ... «Reveal, Jul 15»
9
Pakistan police handed 50 mobile biometric scanners
Police in Pakistan's third largest city, Faisalabad, have been handed 50 mobile biometric scanners to help in crackdowns on insurgency and ... «Planet Biometrics, Jul 15»
10
MasterCard's Next Biometric Move: Facial Scanning
The biometric-based ID option is likely to debut this fall, according to CNN, via pilot program. In addition to facial recognition, fingerprint ... «PYMNTS.com, Jul 15»

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