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noun trademark
a technique which uses psychological principles and computer technology to generate a likeness of a face: used by the police to trace suspects from witnesses’ descriptions
an image generated by this technique

a sophisticated computer program for reconstructing a facial appearance from composite pictures; a picture so produced
Word Origin

E ‘electronic’ + fit after Photofit
Usage Note



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