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thumbprint

(thŭm′prĭnt′)
n.
A print made by the thumb, especially by the pad of the thumb.
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The Spokesperson said NADRA's help had been solicited by election tribunals on thumbprint verification and it was processing them on a first come first served basis.
He also suggested that the piece of plastic with Baker's thumbprint on may have been left at the scene by someone else.
NEW YORK, September 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmy award-winning actress Claire Danes will join millions of people who've added their thumbprints to an innovative and unique global petition at Grand Central Terminal, lead by global humanitarian organisation Save the Children.
They are objecting to students being asked to have their thumbprints scanned as part of an internal electronic identity system.
But Sapareto said he put in the bill request after a constituent complained of a Salem bank that routinely asked for the thumbprint every week, even though by now the checks' legitimacy should not be under question.
And the private VIP lounge will be completely exclusive, with members having to scan in thumbprints before being allowed in.
Now crime prevention officers in the area have launched the scheme which involves capturing images on surveillance cameras and taking thumbprints of those unable to pay.
They were hidden in a plastic box, but Simon Perks' thumbprint was found on the inside of the lid.
Culbreth loves looking at the buildings PRESERV has refinished and knowing he has "had a hand in restoring it, that I have left my thumbprint in the skyline of New York.
McKie sued for damages after she was cleared of perjury over a thumbprint, which was alleged to be hers, found at a murder scene.
Operated by a key-switch--which can also be provided as a thumbprint reader--the system can run on a battery or be integrated into a standard flush socket device.
These poetic tales reveal nature's indelible thumbprint on urban environments and on the author's personal life.