n. A database of faces used in the computer-based recognition and identification of a face.

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"Last year, Lau won contracts to provide imaging systems to the Registry of Motor Vehicles and the Department of Transitional Assistance. The technology would allow the Registry to quickly sift through its facebase to determine if a driver's license applicant is already registered under different names."
—Christopher Cox, "Facial Fingerprinting," The Boston Herald

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