Definition of "Identification" :
noun: the act of designating or identifying something
noun: the attribution to yourself (consciously or unconsciously) of the characteristics of another person (or group of persons)
noun: the process of recognizing something or someone by remembering
noun: evidence of identity; something that identifies a person or thing
noun: the condition of having the identity (of a person or object) established
"The thief's identification was followed quickly by his arrest."