Definition of faceprint in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfāsprint/ /ˈfeɪsprɪnt/


  • A digital scan or photograph of a human face, used for identifying individuals from the unique characteristics of facial structure.

    ‘hidden cameras and faceprints are used to single out individuals in a crowd’
    • ‘Because of the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution, a state government cannot limit the uses to which federal agencies put these state-gathered faceprints.’
    • ‘It's a good thing we don't leave faceprints on everything we glance at.’
    • ‘The faceprint is compared with those already on file for a match.’


On the pattern of fingerprint.