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tagger

Someone who spray-paints or otherwise renders graffiti onto public surfaces, especially in order to display a signature style, image, or piece of writing (a "tag"). A couple of taggers have been leaving their marks on buildings around the city. Police picked up a tagger trying to spray his tag onto the side of the bridge.

tagger

n. a gang member who puts gang signs and themes on things with spray paint. Sam is our best tagger. Man, he’s an artist.
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Then in July that year, police managed to catch two British taggers before they left the country.
Finally, there are also taggers that follow different architectures, and even share characteristics from the two aforementioned building principles, like the Brill tagger (15).
Clean-up: Sgt Gayle Trowman and her team from Billesley Police Station have targeted graffiti taggers in their area.
Previous experiments (Erjavec et al., 2000) showed that from various publicly accessible taggers the best results were achieved by TnT (Brants, 2000).
60-100 tags, it only needs 30 000 to 40 000 words as a training corpus, as opposed to most other stochastic taggers such as TNT (Brants, 2000) or MBT (Daelemans et al., 2003) which need a significantly higher number of words as training corpora.
It does exactly what it says on the wall JS150308GRAFF-6; A street artist steps up to express his talent JS150308GRAFF-18; A tagger begins to fill out his design JS150308GRAFF-19; A different slant on street art JS150308GRAFF-4; Taggers stand back and admire their work JS150308GRAFF-2; Boxes of spray cans ready for use JS150308GRAFF-11; Taking great care to get the finished article just right JS150308GRAFF-7; It pays to get someone to take a wider view JS150308GRAFF-10; Nearly there .
Reports had also been driven up by the Home Office's "Name That Tag" campaign, offering a pounds 500 reward to those prepared to name prolific "taggers".
The researchers then restrained three of the animals, much as the taggers do.
Underneath the f lyover, "taggers" like this one can regularly be seen admiring their feeble handiwork.
Unlike hierarchical classification systems, taggers create categories spontaneously.
Youngsters from the Phoenix Youth Club in Dunford Road, Holmfirth, have signed up to The Examiner campaign to combat the taggers and sprayers who make parts of our town an eyesore.
The locals and taggers (TILC) took just enough care of it to keep the snake run clear and the bowls nice and dry.
Rochelle Knops, 3M marketing administrator, said commercial buildings are the most frequent targets--especially those in visible areas where all can view the taggers' work.