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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STEAL HER STYLE REESE WITHERSPOON Unlike the identikit celebs who wear perma-black or non-stop gym kit, Legally Blonde star Reese, 41, looks like she enjoys a jolly lunch then a stoat round Zara with the girls and chucks the odd bargainous beauty in her trolley while out for the messages.
Is this the way the modern game is going - identikit players lacking colour and fearing failure?
It took me a little while to realise she was trying to make money by looking uncomfortable in a bath of red wine while her identikit pal took photos.
At their finest, they can be architectural marvels that represent a bulwark against the identikit chain stores that litter our high streets.
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.
ly/1LRVHOW LIKE Cardiff Bay: identikit modern-ish, but forgettable and uncharismatic.
Today we have identikit union leaders and identikit politicians who speak in crass soundbites authored by spin doctors, speak in the same unidentifiable accents and dress smartly in suits, ties and crisp shirts that would not look out of place at a convention of double-glazing salesmen.
Annecy prosecutor Eric Maillaud said the man, from the Haute-Savoie region, was placed in formal custody and was detained following the release in November of an identikit image of a mysterious motorcyclist seen near where the quadruple murder took place.
Identikit beers and lagers took over pubs and bars as regional and stylistic variety vanished as swiftly as spilled ale in the Sahara.
It occurs to me that the younger age group, who were more in favour of abandoning the Green Belt perhaps because of their need for starter homes, do not realise that developers predominantly want to build expensive 3/4 bed "executive" houses on identikit estates, to boost their profits.