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]
Translations

E-fit

[ˈiːfɪt] Nfotorrobot f digital, retrato m robot digital

E-fit

nComputer-Phantombild nt
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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 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.
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 Crimewatch appeal comes after police e-fits of the culprits sparked more than 150 calls from the public.
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.
Not every case is suitable for e-fits and we have a range of factors which affect whether we go ahead with the full process.
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.
But equally if anybody is looking at those e-fits and recognises the person, for whatever reason, then please have the courage to call in and tell us.