\ ˌbī-ō-ˈme-triks \

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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The first known use of biometrics was in 1902

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bio·​met·​rics | \ -ˈme-triks \

Medical Definition of biometrics

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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