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Polygraph, pol′i-graf, n. an instrument for multiplying copies of a writing: a collection of different books.
Either your girl's mistaken or Van Dellen and his polygraph tech and I were taken in by a brand-new technique.
THE SYNDICC.M. KORNBLUTH
It is an interpretation made by human beings of what the machine, the polygraph, shows.
WARREN COMMISSION (5 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. V (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
Because you can only answer yes or no on the polygraph examination.
WARREN COMMISSION (5 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. V (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
All I want to do is tell the truth, and the only way you can know it is by the polygraph, as that is the only way you can know it.
WARREN COMMISSION (5 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. V (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
As I understand it, you can't use the polygraph to say now this is the story.
WARREN COMMISSION (5 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. V (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
I think he really thought about it so much I think he thought that it happened, but the polygraph indicated otherwise.
WARREN COMMISSION (5 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. V (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
I didn't use him as a witness and after giving him the polygraph I was satisfied that he was imagining it.
WARREN COMMISSION (5 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. V (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
Did you have any other evidence than the polygraph on this point that he was not telling the truth or that this was a fiction?
WARREN COMMISSION (5 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. V (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
We don't need a scholar, nor a polygraph, but rather a writer who'll be one of us.

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