mug book


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Noun1.mug book - a file of mug shots (pictures of criminals that are kept on file by the police)mug book - a file of mug shots (pictures of criminals that are kept on file by the police)
mug shot, mugshot - a photograph of someone's face (especially one made for police records)
data file, file - a set of related records (either written or electronic) kept together
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"Then we have a mug book of these simulations"-an astrophysical version of a collection of mug shots used to help witnesses identify criminals-"and our fingerprint, which is our map of the sky," he said.
GREAT is almost like a hot sheet, mug book and file cabinet all rolled into one, presented in an electronic format that runs on any personal computer.
This was followed by the regular practice of photographing criminals and creating mug books. On the street, officers used night sticks to change the behavior of hoodlum gangs.