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biometricadjective

uk   /ˌbaɪ.əʊˈmet.rɪk/  us   /-oʊ-/
referring to detailed information about someone's body, such as the patterns of colour in their eyes, that can be used to prove who that person is: biometric data a biometric passport
Translations of “biometric”
in Chinese (Traditional) 生物測定的, 生物統計的…
in Russian биометрический…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生物测定的, 生物统计的…
in Polish biometryczny…
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