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identification

noun appellation, ascertainment, association, certification, characterization, classification, comparison, corroboration, definition, denomination, description, designation, detection, discernment, disclosure, identity classification, identity comparison, identity verification, label, proof of domicile, proof of identity, proof of residency, recognition, recollection, signature, signification, substantiation, verification
Associated concepts: extrajudicial identification, laws, naaional identification cards, lineup, voter identification
Foreign phrases: Ex multitudine signorum, colligitur identiias vera.The true identity of a thing is shown from a nummer of signs. Nihil facit error nominis cum de corpore constat. An error in the name is of no consequence when there is certainty as to the person.
See also: classification, connection, credentials, definition, denomination, designation, discovery, earmark, fingerprints, label, recognition, relation, speciality, stamp, trademark
References in classic literature ?
A relative of the deceased, seeing the report of the adjourned inquest, had appeared (accompanied by a medical gentleman); had seen the photograph; and had declared the identification by Henry Forth to be correct.
The discovery of the watch and shirt-pin convinces me that he was murdered that night, and that his jewellery was taken from him to prevent identification by its means.
A piano-organ was pouring the metallic music through our open windows, while a voice of brass brayed the words, which I have since obtained, and print above for identification by such as know their Italy better than I.
Even the identification of the dead man had not yet been accomplished.
As for the rest, if they were out that day on every trail, old and new, it is probable enough that they might have thought it just as well to have Ziemianitch at hand for more information, or for identification, or what not.
At about this period Mr Boffin had become profoundly interested in the fortunes of a great military leader known to him as Bully Sawyers, but perhaps better known to fame and easier of identification by the classical student, under the less Britannic name of Belisarius.
Porlock, Watson, is a nom-de-plume, a mere identification mark; but behind it lies a shifty and evasive personality.
It also found certain identifications were insufficiently detailed.
In fact, her discussions of these social categories are developed in a dialectic where cultural influences are shown to shape personal identities, and individual identifications serve to influence social relations.
IAFIS provides a 2-hour turnaround time for electronically submitted criminal prints, which potentially can result in positive identifications in criminal cases.
Our understanding is that the IRS's primary concern with retroactive application of the proposed consolidated hedging regulations lies in whether their retroactive effect will invalidate previous hedging identifications, thereby thwarting taxpayers' expectations, and, if so, whether the addition of ameliorative provisions by the IRS to the regulations to mitigate such harm may be employed selectively by taxpayers to achieve improper tax results.
Of these 1592 fingerprint identifications, 178 were from palm print identifications.

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