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roll (one's) (finger)prints

To capture a copy of one's fingerprints either using ink or some kind of digital scanning device. You're not under arrest, we just want to roll your prints to distinguish them from any others we might find at the crime scene. The immigration department now uses a digital scanner when they roll people's fingerprints, making it much easier to keep track of them within the system.
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roll a set of (finger)prints

To capture a copy of someone's fingerprints either using ink or some kind of digital scanning device. You're not under arrest, we just want to roll a set of prints to distinguish them from any others we might find at the crime scene. The immigration department now uses a digital scanner when they roll a set of fingerprints, making it much easier to keep track of people within the system.
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[16] proposed a fingerprint scrubber to defend fingerprinting attacks.
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To detect websites using device fingerprinting technologies, the researchers developed a tool called FPDetective.
The genetic relatedness of 23 VNSE was determined with Rep-PCR DNA fingerprinting by procedures recently described (12).
She is conducting research in the field of metabolomics, focusing on the development of mass spectrometry--based tools for metabolic fingerprinting in biofluids as well as metabolic profiling methods.
I will address only one of these issues: the historical question she asks about why fingerprinting was accepted so rapidly and with so little skepticism.
Sometimes, an agency may experience a high volume of arrests and simply may allow some subjects to skip the fingerprinting step, but this occurs at a high cost.
Since the early days of fingerprinting, practitioners have concealed gaps in the logic of the fingerprint identification process.
Bernie Huebner's description of his physical illness as he ran "through the scenario of fingerprinting in [his] imagination" was right on target.
DBI's offerings include computer-based fingerprinting systems, photographic systems, multi-media data storage and communications servers, and the systems integration and software development services required to implement identification management systems for its customers.
Presiding Judge Yasukazu Watanabe said the fingerprinting of foreign
Fingerprinting is the most widely known biometric, but other approaches, such as face recognition, hand geometry, voice printing, and signature verification, also have potential.
They specialize in ink and electronic fingerprinting, fingerprints for license needs, employment verification, and immigration.
The police announced Monday that they would soon begin fingerprinting every arriving American, British and French national as an act of retaliation, even though the Interior Ministry announced just four weeks ago that it was instituting the fingerprinting of all arriving foreigners at two airports in July, and even though the Majlis voted in 2006 to fingerprint all arriving Americans.