Identikit

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Identikit

(aɪˈdɛntɪˌkɪt)
n
1. (Law)
a. a set of transparencies of various typical facial characteristics that can be superimposed on one another to build up, on the basis of a description, a picture of a person sought by the police
b. (as modifier): an Identikit picture.
2. (modifier) artificially created by copying different elements in an attempt to form a whole: an Identikit pop group.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Identikit - a likeness of a person's face constructed from descriptions given to police; uses a set of transparencies of various facial features that can be combined to build up a picture of the person sought
likeness, semblance - picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
Translations

Identikit®

identikit® [aɪˈdɛntɪkɪt] n (also Identikit picture) → portrait-robot m

Identikit®

n Identikit (picture)Phantombild nt

Identikit

® [aɪˈdɛntɪˌkɪt] n Identikit (picture)identikit m inv
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Undeterred, Steel's mission is to continue undoing the ongoing transformation of provincial towns up and down the land into bland identikits indistinguishable from one another by the rampant commercial spread of high street chain stores and monopolistic supermarkets.
Our politicians are identikits, our pop stars are bland, if a football manager wants to make jokes in the predictable arena of the post-match interview, let him.
He may exhibit safes showing the marks of attempted burglaries, for example, or portraits made from police identikits.