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Polygraph

Pol´y`graph
n.1.An instrument for multiplying copies of a writing; a manifold writer; a copying machine.
2.In bibliography, a collection of different works, either by one or several authors.
3.An instrument for detecting deceptive statements by a subject, by measuring several physiological states of the subject, such as pulse, heartbeat, and sweating. The instrument records these parameters on a strip of paper while the subject is asked questions designed to elicit emotional responses when the subject tries to deceive the interrogator. Also called lie detector
Noun1.polygraph - a medical instrument that records several physiological processes simultaneously (e.g., pulse rate and blood pressure and respiration and perspiration)
lie detector, medical instrument
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