Science / Psychiatry / Identification: A defense mechanism, operating unconsciously, by which one patterns oneself after some other person. Identification plays a major role in the development of ones personality and specifically of the superego. To be differentiated from imitation or role modeling, which is a conscious process.
Identification Adjective Synonyms: connection, recognition, distinguishing, indication, perception, detection, selection, naming, labelling, pinpointing, designation, characterization, denomination, authentication, verification, establishment, certification, substantiation, corroboration
Identification Noun Synonyms: connection, association, affiliation, empathy, sympathy, rapport, relationship
Technology / Radar / Identification Friend Or Foe (IFF): The identification friend or foe (iff) system is an example of a secondary radar system that is in wide use in the military environment. MORE
Technology / Motorcycle / Vehicle Identification Number (VIN): VIN stands for Vehicle Identification Number. It's much the same as the VIN used to identify a car. Each manufacturer seems to have a different coding system for the VIN placed on their bikes. The own MORE
Business / Real Estate / Identification Period: The period during which the exchanger must identify replacement property in a 1031 tax deferred exchange. The identification period starts on the day the exchanger transfers the first relinquished pro MORE
Technology / Aviation / Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ): The area of airspace over land or water, extending upward from the surface, within which the ready identification, the location, and the control of aircraft are required in the interest of national se MORE
Business / Agriculture / Animal Identification And Traceback: Currently, the private marketing system, assisted by computerization of records, generally can trace products back to their original suppliers, although not necessarily all the way to the farm. It has MORE