Definition of biometrics

1 : biometry
2 : the measurement and analysis of unique physical or behavioral characteristics (such as fingerprint or voice patterns) especially as a means of verifying personal identity

First Known Use of biometrics

1902

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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biometrics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction bio·met·rics \ -ˈme-triks \

medical Definition of biometrics

1 : biometry 1
2 : the measurement and analysis of unique physical or behavioral characteristics (such as fingerprint or voice patterns) especially as a means of verifying personal identity

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