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UID may refer to:
- Unique Identification Number later renamed as Aadhaar number, an initiative of Unique Identification Authority of India of the Indian government to create a unique ID for every Indian resident.
- UID = VAT identification number (in German language) (VAT: Value added tax)
- Ulster Institute for the Deaf
- Umeå Institute of Design
- Unitedworld Institute of Design, college in India
- Universal Instructional Design, an educational method that tries to deliver teaching to meet the needs of wide variety of learners.
- Unintelligent Design, a satirical reaction to the Intelligent Design movement
- Unique identifier
- PubMed 'Unique Identifier' parameter designating specific scientific publication abstracts; see: PMID
- 'Unique Item Identifier', a specific value in the Item Unique Identification system used by the United States Department of Defense for the identification of accountable equipment according to DoD Instruction 5000.64
- A nonprofit organization in Tokyo, Japan responsible for the Ucode system for uniquely identifying real-world objects electronically
- A Unique identifier
- Unique identifier for a specific User of a computer system
- Unique ID for the Mifare series of chips (integrated circuits) used in contactless smart cards and proximity cards.
- Unique ID of a message in a folder on an IMAP server
- See also Globally unique identifier (GUID)
- See also Universally unique identifier (UUID)
- User identifier (Unix), a code identifying each user on a Unix and Unix-like systems
- User interface design, device design with the focus on the user's experience and interaction
- 'Unit IDentification light', a light found on all HP/Compaq DL servers that allows users to distinguish which server they are working on in a server rack
- Unit Identification, an LED used as a means of locating a specific computer server in a server room
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