HyperDic: face_recognition

English > 2 senses of the expression face recognition:
NOUNcommunicationface recognition, facial recognition, automatic face recognitionbiometric identification by scanning a person's face and matching it against a library of known faces
cognitionface recognitionthe visual perception of familiar faces
English > face recognition: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningbiometric identification by scanning a person's face and matching it against a library of known faces.
Example"they used face recognition to spot known terrorists"
Synonymsfacial recognition, automatic face recognition
Categoryterrorism, act of terrorism, terrorist actThe calculated use of violence (or the threat / threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature
Broaderbiometric identification, biometric authentication, identity verificationThe automatic identification of living individuals by using their physiological and behavioral characteristics / characteristics
English > face recognition: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe visual perception of familiar faces.
Broadervisual perception, beholding, seeingperception by means of the eyes

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