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fingerprint

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈfɪŋɡəprɪnt/
the mark made on something by the pattern of curved lines on the end of someone's finger: The police found fingerprints all over the murder weapon.The handRelating to detection and solving crimes
Translations of “fingerprint”
in Korean 지문…
in Arabic بَصْمة…
in Portuguese impressão digital…
in Catalan empremta digital…
in Japanese 指紋…
in Italian impronta digitale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 指紋, 指印, 指跡,指痕…
in Russian отпечаток пальца…
in Turkish parmak izi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 指纹, 指印, 指迹,指痕…
in Polish odcisk palca…
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