Definition of e-fit in English:

e-fit

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noun

British trademark
An electronic picture of the face of a person being sought by the police, created by a computer program from composite photographs of facial features.
More example sentences
  • The system, which works with all races and genders, can identify suspects from images such as video, CCTV, photographs, artists' composite drawing and police e-fits.
  • The attacks sparked an intense police hunt, which included the use of more than 100 wanted posters featuring an e-fit compiled from descriptions given by victims.
  • Posters featuring an e-fit of the man were put up in shops and businesses across Bolton town centre and Farnworth.

Origin

1980s: from e-2 and fit1 (noun), on the pattern of photofit.

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