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tr.v. au·then·ti·cat·ed, au·then·ti·cat·ing, au·then·ti·cates
To establish the authenticity of; prove genuine: a specialist who authenticated the antique samovar. See Synonyms at confirm.

au·then′ti·ca′tion n.
au·then′ti·ca′tor n.
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A symbol or group of symbols, or a series of bits, selected or derived in a prearranged manner and usually inserted at a predetermined point within a message or transmission for the purpose of attesting to the validity of the message or transmission.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.authenticator - one who determines authenticity (as of works of art) or who guarantees validityauthenticator - one who determines authenticity (as of works of art) or who guarantees validity
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
critic - anyone who expresses a reasoned judgment of something
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He said the app, Ghana Tax Stamp Authenticator (GTS), is to help consumers ensure the enforcement and compliance of the law, so that companies do not under declare their taxes, as well as to check that right products are sold on the market.
Stringent second factors: Uses advanced authentication techniques including fingerprints, Google Authenticator and DUO Security
He discusses how jazz research in Europe has transformed from serving as an academic authority and authenticator of American jazz to adopting a more multidisciplinary approach to jazz practices in Europe; the challenges related to networking faced by those who make jazz in Europe and the strategies used; and the concerns and thoughts of musicians, promoters, educators, journalists, and researchers about cultural identity, cultural policy, formal and informal networking, performance, do-it-yourself, jazz education, promotion, and dissemination.
Synopsis: Rare book authenticator Carys Jones wanted nothing more than to be left alone to pursue her obsession with ancient manuscripts.
BioConnect ID is an enterprise ready cloud utility that combines best in class biometrics (fingerprint, face, voice, eye, behavior) with a standards-based integration approach (SAML, Google Authenticator, Open API) and an upcoming Trust AI engine.
Renowned car authenticator Tom Dietz will give a presentation and a pin striping demo.
Microsoft Authenticator, which helps make secure sign-on easier for workers
Examining the four overt authentication features is easy and enables the M2 Drake stripe to be inspected quickly, and progressively more closely if there is any doubt in the mind of the authenticator. Users will spot the inverting image, see the movement, noting that the moving features invert the static text/icons and finally see the colour change upon large tilting.
Now, third-party authenticator apps like Google Authenticator and DUO Mobile work with Instagram.
Epic said players who want to use mobile apps like Google Authenticator and Microsoft Authenticator can do so.
The firm said that it would use Google Authenticator for the purpose and it said that its app would also function without an Internet connection.

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