Definition of Profiling

1. Noun. Recording a person's behavior and analyzing psychological characteristics in order to predict or assess their ability in a certain sphere or to identify a particular group of people.

Generic synonyms: Identification



Definition of Profiling

1. n. In the construction of fieldworks, the erection at proper intervals of wooden profiles, to show to the workmen the sectional form of the parapets at those points.

Definition of Profiling

1. Noun. the forensic science of constructing an outline of a person's individual characteristics ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of profile) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Profiling

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Profiling

profibrinolytic
profibrotic
proficiencies
proficiency
proficient
proficiently
proficients
proficuous
profilaggrin
profile
profiled
profiler
profilers
profiles
profilin
profiling (current term)
profilings
profilins
profilist
profilometer
profilometers
profilometric
profilometries
profilometry
profinite
profit
profit-and-loss statement
profit-maximising
profit-maximizing
profit-taking

Literary usage of Profiling

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Permafrost: Second International Conference, July 13-28, 1973 : USSR by Frederick J. Sanger, Peter J. Hyde (1978)
"One of such methods is dipole electromagnetic profiling based on the recording, ... The dipole electromagnetic profiling method serves for revealing and ..."

2. Technology Against Terrorism: Structuring Security (1994)
"Some airlines train their international employees in profiling techniques ... Proprietary profiling procedures used by these airlines are modeled generally ..."

3. Tool Engineering: Jigs and Fixtures by Albert Atkins Dowd, Frank W. Curtis (1922)
"The cutting of irregular forms is generally done on a profiling machine or a cam ... profiling machines are, in fact, nothing more than milling machines so ..."

4. Tool Engineering: Jigs and Fixtures by Albert Atkins Dowd, Frank W. Curtis (1922)
"The cutting of irregular forms is generally done on a profiling machine or a ... Type of Bench profiling Machine work are milling cutters of various forms ..."

5. The Mediæval Church Architecture of England by Charles Herbert Moore (1912)
"I say almost perfect propriety, because none of the profiling of Trinity Chapel ... In this respect the profiling of English William differs from that of ..."

6. Mental Health, United States, 1994 edited by Ronald W. Manderscheid, Mary A. Sonnenschein (1995)
"Future Directions The next version of the profiling System will contain two principal features: (1) an update of the existing profiling Data to reflect 1994 ..."

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