E-fit

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E-FIT

(ˈiːfɪt)
n
1. (Communications & Information) a technique which uses psychological principles and computer technology to generate a likeness of a face: used by the police to trace suspects from witnesses' descriptions
2. (Communications & Information) an image generated by this technique
[C20: from Electronic Facial Identification Technique]
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E-fit

[ˈiːfɪt] Nfotorrobot f digital, retrato m robot digital
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E-fit

nComputer-Phantombild nt
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Both traditional sketches and E-FITs have a tendency to look a little goofy or unsettling, but police forces around the world use them because they are helpful.
"Our investigation into these incidents is very much continuing and I would appeal to anyone who recognises any of the people in the e-fits, or who has any information, to come forward."
Alternatively she could have worked with police, drawing faces for e-fits based on witness descriptions.
E-FITS of two men police want to speak to in connection with the robbery and assault of a woman who was driving near Stokesley have been released.
The Crimewatch appeal comes after police e-fits of the culprits sparked more than 150 calls from the public.
Tomorrow's appeal comes after e-fits of the culprits that were released by Norfolk Constabulary following the attack resulted in more than 150 calls from the public.
The release of e-fits of the suspects resulted in more than 150 calls from the public but police are still hunting the attackers, who might have been part of a larger gang.
Birdie: The Best of Birdie Darren Bird PS12.99 Published by Racing Post QUIRKY racing caricaturist Darren Bird produces his cartoons in his spare time away from the day job as Force Artist with Suffolk Police, where evidently his art includes everything from posters for Christmas Socials to E-fits of crime suspects.
LJMU opened its Face Lab earlier this year, which contains pioneering technology to reconstruct the decomposed faces of corpses and produce suspect e-fits based on witness descriptions and CCTV evidence.
A COMPUTER programme usually used to draw up e-fits of wanted criminals has been used to create the faces of the most beautiful man and woman in the world.