noun. ['ˈfɪŋgɝˌprɪnt'] a print made by an impression of the ridges in the skin of a finger; often used for biometric identification in criminal investigations.
- identity verification
- biometric identification
- biometric authentication
- open circuit
Words that Rhyme with Fingerprint
Example sentences of the word fingerprint
1. Noun, singular or mass
Be sure to point out that each book has its own special call number, like a fingerprint.
Quotes containing the word fingerprint
1. I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint - and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.
- Oprah Winfrey
2. I fell for you like the stars fall from the sky. Flames and light and twinkle dust, our burning love showered the night. The dust has been collecting since the day you left, and I dare not leave even one fingerprint in it, because one should never try to touch the past.-Crystal Woods and Jarod Kintz
- Crystal Woods, liQUID PROse QUOtes
noun. ['ˈfɪŋgɝˌprɪnt'] a smudge made by a (dirty) finger.
noun. ['ˈfɪŋgɝˌprɪnt'] a generic term for any identifying characteristic.
verb. ['ˈfɪŋgɝˌprɪnt'] take an impression of a person's fingerprints.