WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
bi•o•met•rics  (bī′ə metriks),USA pronunciation n. (used with a sing. v.)
  1. Biology[Statistics.]biostatistics.
  2. biometry (def. 1).
bi′o•metric, bi′o•metri•cal, adj. 
bi′o•metri•cal•ly, adv. 
  • biometr(y) + -ics 1900–05


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

biometric /ˌbaɪəʊˈmɛtrɪk/ adj
  1. relating to the analysis of biological data using mathematical and statistical methods
  2. relating to digital scanning of the physiological or behavioural characteristics of individuals as a means of identification: biometric fingerprinting
  3. relating to the statistical calculation of the probable duration of human life



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