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Meaning of "e-passport" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD E-PASSPORT

From e-² + passport.
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PRONUNCIATION OF E-PASSPORT

e-passport play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF E-PASSPORT

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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
E-Passport is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES E-PASSPORT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Biometric passport

A biometric passport, also known as an e-passport, ePassport or a digital passport, is a combined paper and electronic passport that contains biometric information that can be used to authenticate the identity of travelers. It uses contactless smart card technology, including a microprocessor chip and antenna embedded in the front or back cover, or center page, of the passport. Document and chip characteristics are documented in the International Civil Aviation Organization's Doc 9303. The passport's critical information is both printed on the data page of the passport and stored in the chip. Public Key Infrastructure is used to authenticate the data stored electronically in the passport chip making it expensive and difficult to forge when all security mechanisms are fully and correctly implemented. The currently standardized biometrics used for this type of identification system are facial recognition, fingerprint recognition, and iris recognition. These were adopted after assessment of several different kinds of biometrics including retinal scan. The ICAO defines the biometric file formats and communication protocols to be used in passports.

Definition of e-passport in the English dictionary

The definition of e-passport in the dictionary is a passport with an embedded microchip carrying information about the holder.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE E-PASSPORT

e-commerce
e-crime
e-CRM
E-FIT
e-government
e-learning
e-mail
e-mailer
e-marketing
e-nose
e-payment
e-reader
e-service
e-tail
e-tailer
e-tailing
e-thrombosis
e-type
e-voting
e-wallet

WORDS THAT END LIKE E-PASSPORT

active transport
airport
asport
blood sport
bulk transport
container transport
disport
electron transport
extreme sport
Gosport
means of transport
membrane transport
multisport
passport
public transport
rail transport
road transport
spectator sport
sport
team sport
transport

Synonyms and antonyms of e-passport in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «e-passport» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF E-PASSPORT

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

Translator English - Chinese

电子护照
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pasaporte electrónico
570 millions of speakers

English

e-passport
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ई पासपोर्ट
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

جواز السفر الإلكتروني
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Электронный паспорт
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

e- passaporte
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ই-পাসপোর্ট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

e- passeport
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

E-pasport
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

E- Pass
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

電子パスポート
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

전자 여권
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

E-passport
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

e-passport
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இ-பாஸ்போர்ட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ई-पासपोर्ट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

E-pasaport
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

passaporto elettronico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

e - paszport
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Електронний паспорт
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

e - pașaport
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

e - διαβατήριο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

e - paspoort
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

e - pass
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

e - pass
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of e-passport

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «E-PASSPORT»

The term «e-passport» is normally little used and occupies the 110.132 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «E-PASSPORT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about e-passport

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «E-PASSPORT»

Discover the use of e-passport in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to e-passport and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Information Security Practice and Experience: 4th ...
Kc and Karger [6] presented the “splicing attack”, “fake finger attack” and other attacks that can be carried out when an e-passport bearer presents the passport to hotel clerks. In [7], V. Pasupathinathan et al. made a formal analysis and found  ...
Liqun Chen, Yi Mu, Willy Susilo, 2008
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Vulnerabilities in the U.S. passport system can be exploited ...
Strengthening Passport Integrity Through Use of Biometrics This next generation of U.S. passport, the e-passport, includes biometric technology that will further support the Government's border security goals. Without question, biometrics will  ...
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Border Security
fraud, including photo substitution and imposters.33 Without an e-passport reader, inspection officers do not have the benefit of comparing the traveler with the photograph and biographic information stored in the RFID chip of the e- passport.
United States, Senate, Congress, House
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Public Key Infrastructure: 4th European PKI Workshop: Theory ...
Among several other issues, ICAO technical reports describe the details of the communication between the e-passport and the local inspection points, the specifications for biometric data, the structure of the data stored (called the Logical Data ...
Javier López, Pierangela Samarati, Josep L. Ferrer, 2007
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RFID in Logistics: A Practical Introduction
However, it should be understood that the purpose of the PKI is to help insure that the data in the E-passport RFID chip cannot be altered. It is in essence a digital signature. In the event that the data is altered, the digital signature created with ...
Erick C. Jones, Christopher A. Chung, 2007
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Smart Card Research and Advanced Applications: 7th IFIP WG ...
For example, NTP can be used to establish a key between an e-passport and a reader. The next-generation passport, called e-passport, will contain an RFID chip, capable of storing and transmitting over the air biometric data together with  ...
Josep Domingo-Ferrer, Joachim Posegga, Daniel Schreckling, 2006
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Networked RFID: Systems, Software and Services
RFID tag embedded in the UK e-passport. against unauthorized remote access for example as implemented in the latest version of the USA e-passport, it has been shown that it is still possible to interrogate the RFID chip if the document is not ...
George Roussos, 2008
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Financial Cryptography and Data Security: FC 2010 Workshops, ...
Notice that even though additional security guarantees will be provided by nextgeneration e-Passport, currently availablee-Passports with their weaknesses and limitations will be circulating for the next 10 years. 2.1 Related Work Belgium was ...
Radu Sion, Reza Curtmola, Sven Dietrich, 2010
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Digital Identity Management: Perspectives on the ...
E-PASSPORT. To move from the abstract to the concrete, let's look at the biometric e-passports that many governments are currently grappling with. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has been setting the technical standards ...
David G. W. Birch, 2007
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Securing Biometrics Applications
Passport Canada is currently developing its new 'e-passport' The document will meet ICAO standards, which call for the inclusion of an electronic contact less chip containing, among other items, a digital photo for facial recognition purposes .
Charles A. Shoniregun, Stephen Crosier, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «E-PASSPORT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term e-passport is used in the context of the following news items.
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Iris Biometrics Market – Global Industry Analysis and Forecast 2015 …
Additionally, the rising demand for E-passport, criminal identification and surveillance in public gatherings are other factors that add to the ... «Medgadget.com, Jul 15»
2
Nisar directs Nadra to prepare anti-terrorism database
Talking about Nadra winning e-Passport project of Kenya worth three million dollars, the minister observed that the win was a reflection of ... «The News International, Jul 15»
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Green, maroon passports have to be renewed: Philippine Embassy
The Filipino e-passport, with various security features, including a hidden encoded image, an ultra-thin holographic laminate and a ... «Gulf Today, Jul 15»
4
Weekly Zim-Asset Diaries for Ministers
... e-medicine; e-liquor, e-visa application, e-company registration, e-passport, e-mining prospecting licensing and e-land application. «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
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Govt renews deal with PP printer
... years before initiating a fresh tender for e-passport or biometric passport—a mandatory provision of the international civil aviation authority. «E Kantipur, Jul 15»
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Sydney T1 upgrade includes final duty free changes
This is primarily aimed at providing improved pre-passport control zones with more space for access to e-passport kiosks, plus more orientation ... «TRBusiness, Jul 15»
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Government plans taskforce to ease on-arrival visas in Bangladesh
He says the government will eventually move towards e-passport system. “We had bitter experience in the past and there are some ... «Bangladesh News 24 hours, Jul 15»
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Reliance, Tata, Birla list investment plans at Digital India launch
... Services Ltd (TCS) had been part of the government's digitization initiative with e-passport sewa and electronic income-tax returns filing. «Livemint, Jul 15»
9
Express facility to give passport in hours
He said e-passport will come into existence only after two years. Link to Aadhaar. The process of linking a passport application to an Aadhaar ... «onmanorama, Jun 15»
10
Love of money is the route
... to Apo an even longer contract for the e-passport printing job—something like 10 years. Our source even called the award as “imminent.”. «Inquirer.net, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. E-Passport [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/e-passport>. Mar 2019 ».
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