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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Neil Lennon has revealed his identikit perfect player as he chases three new faces before the window closes next Monday.
Maddison fits the identikit of the Norwegian's future plans, young and bursting with energy, as Solskjaer looks to bring down the average age of his side.
Peter and Kate are best friends, having grown up in identikit houses, side-by-side - but a moment of violence sends their futures skidding in different directions.
Peter and Kate are best friends, having grown up in identikit houses, side-by-side, but a moment of violence sends their futures in different directions.
Almost all the men and women who have been on the ITV2 dating show up until now have had "identikit" figures.
He was the first criminal caught through the use of an identikit picture.
Cavusoglu said Riyadh had offered to send identikit photos of local helpers who assisted in the cover-up.
A mason from the village where the murdered journalist and his fianceacutee were found claims he knows the man from the identikit who is wanted for questioning.A man identified as Marek, aged 38, from the village of Ve#318kaacute Ma#269a, contacted the Novyacute #268as daily concerning the identikit picture presented by the Special Prosecutor's Office earlier in September.
This developed on to artists impressions and by the 1960s Identikit was used in Britain to produce an artist's impression of murder suspect Edwin Bush (above).
Identikit waste bins an Iron Curtain reminder WHEN we were introducing the first western built jets behind the Iron Curtain (Romania's State Airline 'Tarom') in the late 1960s, most days Nicolae Ceaucescu's ministers seem to take great pleasure in sticking us in the back of their Zil limousines for a tour of row after row after row of Bucharest's identical (inside and outside) high-rise concrete blocks of flats, completely ignoring the fact there were no design features, trees or gardens, as the whole complex was surrounded by an untidy higgledy-piggledy array of hundreds of government issued dustbins.
The family of the 25 year old suspect have denied his involvement, saying he does not fit the description of the identikit. It is alleged that Mbatha fits the description of the armed dread-locked man who demanded the cellphones and was in possession of the firearm.