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(programming, database)

1. user identifier.

2. unique identifier - of any sort, possibly following sense 1.

Compare with SKU for sense-development.
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(Unique ID) An exclusive name or number that is assigned to a person or device for identification purposes. See UDID and OID.
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However, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) started expanding the scope of the UID card when it came to power in 2014.
The two-tier security system - Virtual ID system and UID token - introduced recently to address privacy concerns -- are meant to be used by authentication agencies like telecom firms that are classified as 'local AUAs (authentication user agencies)'.
New Delhi [India], June 30 ( ANI ): The Aadhaar issuing authority Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Saturday said it has made Virtual ID (VID) system operational with its Authentication User Agencies (AUAs) which have migrated to VID and UID Token.
With this new UID based permissions system, these concerns will be addressed by the Android system itself.
However, all this is likely to change with the implementation of the UID Project.
Bluvision supports Nearby integration with Eddystone UIDs. Eddystone UID allows app creators to use the unique hexadecimal code that is created when an app is published on the Play Store, in the beacon's Eddystone UID broadcast.
After you enter the UID number, the system will generate a one-time password (OTP) and send it to your registered mobile number.
Every visitor to a website designed and developed with ssRwd by WebFL.US is vaccinated against UID permacookie injections for the length of their session.
"We, in the UK, already handle larger volumes of uid with higher radioactivity from other energy industries, such as conventional oil and gas production."
But UID trains teachers to adapt to students different learning styles.
From the start, UID project has acted like an entrepreneurial startup in a government establishment.
Seoul, Feb 7, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Suprema, Inc., a global leader in biometrics and ID solutions, announced today that the company's latest BioMini Plus(SFU500) fingerprint scanner tested in full compliance and received final certification from the Government of India's STQC (Standardization Testing & Quality Certification) for the country's UID (Unique ID, India's next generation national ID) based fingerprint authentication demands.