Definition of criminalistics in English:

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criminalistics

Pronunciation: /ˌkrimənəˈlistiks/

plural noun

[treated as singular]
Another term for forensics (see forensic).
Example sentences
  • He's another member of the team of criminalistics, he's highly competitive, he's a talented jazz musician, and has had a gambling problem.
  • CSI has as much to do with criminalistics as Baywatch has to do with being a lifeguard.’
  • This natural law is the foundation of criminalistics and is the motivation behind the acquisition and analysis of trace evidence.

Derivatives

criminalist

noun
Example sentences
  • He is a forensic biologist and criminalist.
  • Catherine suffers in a few episodes where her competence as a criminalist comes into question, and she is forced to deal with the consequences of a major blunder.
  • Before going Hollywood, she spent 15 years as a criminalist with the LA County's Sheriff's Department.
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