positive identification

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Noun1.positive identification - evidence proving that you are who you say you are; evidence establishing that you are among the group of people already known to the system; recognition by the system leads to acceptance; "a system for positive identification can prevent the use of a single identity by several people"
key - a generic term for any device whose possession entitles the holder to a means of access; "a safe-deposit box usually requires two keys to open it"
identification number, number - a numeral or string of numerals that is used for identification; "she refused to give them her Social Security number"
identity card, card - a card certifying the identity of the bearer; "he had to show his card to get in"
countersign, password, watchword, parole, word - a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group; "he forgot the password"
identification - evidence of identity; something that identifies a person or thing
green card - a card that identifies the bearer as an alien with permanent resident status in the United States; "he was surprised to discover that green cards are no longer green"
I.D., ID - a card or badge used to identify the bearer; "you had to show your ID in order to get in"
charge card, charge plate, credit card, plastic - a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered; "do you take plastic?"
debit card - a card (usually plastic) that enables the holder to withdraw money or to have the cost of purchases charged directly to the holder's bank account
smart card - a plastic card containing a microprocessor that enables the holder to perform operations requiring data that is stored in the microprocessor; typically used to perform financial transactions
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The court held that Ernie's positive identification of Marco as the one who stabbed him prevails over the denial and alibi of the latter.
Anaerobes are high-maintenance pathogens that require a much more manual and time-intensive process to get a positive identification. They must be protected from oxygen exposure and typically need at least 48 hours of oxygen-free incubation to see visible growth.
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No foul play is suspected, and positive identification by the Lane County medical examiner is pending.
However, no positive identification can be made with reasonable certainty as to gender or age without further forensic examination or other evidence that is not available to the coalition, the statement said.
All signs point to a positive identification, with even Malaysia airlines confirming the barnacle-encrusted flaperon is from a Boeing 777.
"Analysis of images taken of our solar system's main belt asteroids between Mars and Jupiter using the algorithm showed a 15 percent increase in positive identification of new asteroids," a NASA statement explained.
Where a jury convicted a defendant of murder in the second degree, he was not denied of his right to the effective assistance of counsel because of his attorney's failure to object to the in-court identification of the defendant by an eyewitness who previously had been unable to make a positive identification of the defendant when the police showed her a photographic array.
With the addition of the center, the base will be able to issue local access credentials to be scanned at the gate for positive identification of anyone visiting the facility.
VTI offers the new Flexible Drop-In Doppler Probe for use in laparoscopic and robotic procedures for positive identification of vasculature.

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