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Noun: profiling  'prow,fI(-u)-ling
  1. Recording a person's behaviour and analysing psychological characteristics in order to predict or assess their ability in a certain sphere or to identify a particular group of people
    "facial profiling is a new form of airport security"
Verb: profile  'prow,fI(-u)l
  1. Write about
    "The author of this article profiles a famous painter"
  2. Represent in profile, by drawing or painting

Derived forms: profilings

Type of: compose, ident [informal], identification, indite [archaic], interpret, pen, represent, write

Encyclopedia: Profiling