Associations to the word «Identification»


IDENTIFICATION, noun. The act of identifying, or proving to be the same.
IDENTIFICATION, noun. The state of being identified.
IDENTIFICATION, noun. A particular instance of identifying something.
IDENTIFICATION, noun. A document or documents serving as evidence of a person's identity.
IDENTIFICATION, noun. A feeling of support, sympathy, understanding or belonging towards somebody or something.
IDENTIFICATION DIVISION, noun. (computing) The (sometimes optional) part of a COBOL program that identifies the name of the program (and optionally of its programmer)
IDENTIFICATION FRIEND OR FOE, noun. (in a civilian aircraft) a transponder that responds by sending a code identifying itself
IDENTIFICATION FRIEND OR FOE, noun. (in a military aircraft) a transponder that responds by sending a similarly coded signal, only when detecting a code indicating the radar is part of the friendly-forces' network
IDENTIFICATION SPACE, noun. (topology) A space obtained from another by identification of points that are equivalent to one another in some equivalence relation.
IDENTIFICATION SPACES, noun. Plural of identification space

Dictionary definition

IDENTIFICATION, noun. The act of designating or identifying something.
IDENTIFICATION, noun. Evidence of identity; something that identifies a person or thing.
IDENTIFICATION, noun. The condition of having the identity (of a person or object) established; "the thief's identification was followed quickly by his arrest"; "identification of the gun was an important clue".
IDENTIFICATION, noun. The process of recognizing something or someone by remembering; "a politician whose recall of names was as remarkable as his recognition of faces"; "experimental psychologists measure the elapsed time from the onset of the stimulus to its recognition by the observer".
IDENTIFICATION, noun. The attribution to yourself (consciously or unconsciously) of the characteristics of another person (or group of persons).

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche