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addaword.gifdefinition of DNA spray

noun
a device which sprays a fine mist of artificial DNA over a person in order to link him or her to a particular location, e.g. to match a burglar to the scene of the burglary
The main aim of the DNA spray isn't to capture criminals but to scare them away.
Submitted from Netherlands on 01/07/2011 08:10:00
Definition of DNA spray from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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