Bertillon system

Ber.til.lon sys.tem
[b'ə:təlɔn sistim] n sistema Bertillon, sistema de identificação de criminosos.

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  • Bertillon system — Ber til lon sys tem [After Alphonse Bertillon, French anthropologist.] A system for the identification of persons by a physical description based upon anthropometric measurements, notes of markings, deformities, color, impression of thumb lines,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bertillon system — [bʉr′tə län΄; ] Fr [ ber tē yōn′] n. [after A. Bertillon (1853 1914), Fr criminologist who developed it] a system of identifying people, esp. criminals, through records of body measurements, markings, coloring, etc., used before fingerprinting… …   English World dictionary

  • Bertillon system — system for identifying criminals by means of a record of individual physical characteristics …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Bertillon System — Die Bertillonage ist die Bezeichnung für ein von Alphonse Bertillon entwickeltes anthropometrisches System zur Identifizierung von Personen. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Grundlagen 2 Körpermaße 3 Geschichte 4 Quellen // …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bertillon system — noun a system or procedure for identifying persons • Hypernyms: ↑procedure, ↑process * * * ˈbərd.əlˌän , bertēyōⁿ noun Usage: usually capitalized B Etymology: after Alphonse Bertillon 1914 French criminologist : a system for the identification of …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bertillon system — noun Etymology: Alphonse Bertillon died 1914 French criminologist Date: 1893 a system for identifying persons based on bodily measurements, photographs, and notation of data (as markings, color, and thumb line impressions) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Bertillon system — a system of identifying persons, esp. criminals, by a record of individual physical measurements and peculiarities. [1895 1900; named after A. BERTILLON] * * * …   Universalium

  • Bertillon system — Ber′til•lon sys tem [[t]ˈbɜr tiˌyɔ̃[/t]] n. ant soc a system of identifying persons by a record of individual body measurements and peculiarities • Etymology: 1895–1900; after Alphonse Bertillon (1853–1914), French anthropologist …   From formal English to slang

  • Bertillon system — /ˈbɜtələn ˌsɪstəm/ (say bertuhluhn .sistuhm) noun a system of identifying persons, especially criminals, by a record of individual physical measurements and peculiarities. {named after the inventor, Alphonse Bertillon, 1853–1914, French… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Bertillon system — /bartiyown sistam/ A method of anthropometry (q.v.), once used for the identification of criminals and other persons, consisting of the taking and recording of a system of numerous, minute, and uniform measurements of various parts of the human… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Bertillon System — A system for the identification of criminals by measurement and description, the employment of which in state prisons is prescribed by statute in some states. Re Molineux, 177 NY 395, 69 NE 727 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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