polygraph definition

  • noun:
    • An instrument that simultaneously files changes in physiological processes including heartbeat, blood pressure, and respiration, usually utilized as a lie sensor.
    • a tool which measures and records a few physiological factors including hypertension, heartrate, respiration and skin conductivity while a series of questions has been expected to a subject, in an attempt to detect lies.
    • An mechanical tool for multiplying copies of a writing, resembling multiple pantographs.
    • an accumulation of various works, either by one or a few writers.
    • a guitar for multiplying copies of a writing; a manifold author; a copying device.
    • In bibliography, an accumulation of various works, either by one or a few writers.
    • An instrument for multiplying copies of a writing; a gelatin copying-pad.
    • An author of many works.
    • A collection of different works written either by one or by various writers; a novel containing articles or treatises on various topics.
    • A modified type of sphygmograph wherein several tracings is taken simultaneously.
    • a medical tool that records a number of physiological processes simultaneously (age.g., pulse price and blood pressure and respiration and perspiration)
  • verb-transitive:
    • to check (a criminal suspect, for example) with a polygraph.
  • verb:
    • to manage a polygraph test.

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