Definition of Bertillon system

1. Noun. A system or procedure for identifying persons.

Generic synonyms: Procedure, Process

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bertillon System

Berry's ligaments
Berson test
Bert and Ernie
Berteroa incana
Berthelot reaction
Berthollet's law
Bertholletia excelsa
Bertillon system (current term)
Bertin's bones
Bertin's columns
Bertin's ligament
Bertin's ossicles
Bertolt Brecht
Bertrand-Chebyshev theorem
Bertrand Arthur William Russell
Bertrand Russell
Bertrand lens

Literary usage of Bertillon system

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1. Annual Report by Correctional Association of New York (1896)
"The Bertillon system. ADDRESS BY DR. PAUL Tl. BROWN. ... This is the philosophical basis of the Bertillon system of anthropo- metric identification. ..."

2. Proceedings by Minnesota State Conference of Social Work, Minnesota State Conference of Charities and Correction (1905)
"THE Bertillon system OF IDENTIFYING CRIMINALS. in a few hours after his apprehension. The system provides for twelve measurements (the boue measurements, ..."

3. Proceedings of the ... Annual Congress of Correction of the American by American Correctional Association (1889)
"THE Bertillon system. THE CHAIR. I do not know that I can throw any additional light ... We know that the Bertillon system has been adopted by most European ..."

4. American Police Systems by Raymond Blaine Fosdick (1920)
"Lack of supervision in detective work.— Detective record systems.— Criminal identification.— Finger-prints versus Bertillon system. ..."

5. Personal Identification: Methods for the Identification of Individuals by Harris Hawthorne Wilder, Bert Wentworth (1918)
"It would have been of the greatest interest to have measured this man according to the Bertillon system. A man who was able to wear a coat of mail weighing ..."

6. European Police Systems by Raymond Blaine Fosdick (1915)
"It cannot successfully be applied to women or children;3 the instru- 1 London discarded the Bertillon system in 1902 after several years of unsatisfactory ..."

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