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character 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈkariktər/,
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characters, plural;
  1. Inscribe; engrave

  2. Describe; characterize
    • - you have well charactered him
Noun
  1. The mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual
    • - running away was not in keeping with her character
  2. The distinctive nature of something
    • - gas lamps give the area its character
  3. The quality of being individual, typically in an interesting or unusual way
    • - the island is full of character
  4. Strength and originality in a person's nature
    • - she had character as well as beauty
  5. A person's good reputation
    • - to what do I owe this attack on my character?
  6. A written statement of someone's good qualities; a recommendation

  7. A person in a novel, play, or movie

  8. A part played by an actor

  9. A person seen in terms of a particular aspect of character
    • - he was a larger-than-life character
    • - shady characters
  10. An interesting or amusing individual
    • - he's a real character
  11. A printed or written letter or symbol

  12. A symbol representing a letter or number

  13. The bit pattern used to store such a symbol

  14. A characteristic, esp. one that assists in the identification of a species


  1. fictional character: an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story); "she is the main character in the novel"
  2. engrave or inscribe characters on
  3. quality: a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something; "each town has a quality all its own"; "the radical character of our demands"
  4. the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions; "education has for its object the formation of character"- Herbert Spencer
  5. an actor's portrayal of someone in a play; "she played the part of Desdemona"
  6. a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities); "a real character"; "a strange character"; "a friendly eccentric"; "the capable type"; "a mental case"
  7. Character (Karakter) is a 1997 Dutch/Belgian film, based on the best-selling novel by Ferdinand Bordewijk and directed by Mike van Diem. The film won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 70th Academy Awards. The film stars Fedja van Huêt, Jan Decleir, and Betty Schuurman.
  8. Character is the seventh studio album by the Swedish melodic death metal band, Dark Tranquillity. The album was first released in January 24, 2005 through Century Media Records. ...
  9. In computer and machine-based telecommunications terminology, a character is a unit of information that roughly corresponds to a grapheme, grapheme-like unit, or symbol, such as in an alphabet or syllabary in the written form of a natural language.
  10. For purposes of calculating a taxpayer's tax liability, character is the type of income. In the U.S. the Supreme Court decided in Commissioner v. Glenshaw Glass Co. that income is an accession to wealth, however capital gain is of different character from ordinary income. ...
  11. In mathematics, a character is (most commonly) a special kind of function from a group to a field (such as the complex numbers). There are at least two distinct, but overlapping meanings. Other uses of the word "character" are almost always qualified.
  12. A persona, in the word's everyday usage, is a social role or a character played by an actor. This is an Italian word that derives from the Latin for a kind of mask made to resonate with the voice of the actor (per sonare meaning "to sound through").
  13. A being involved in the action of a story; A written or printed symbol, or letter; A distinguishing feature; characteristic; A complex of mental and ethical traits marking a person or a group; A moral strength; A person with many notable or eccentric features; A complex number representing an ...
  14. (charactered) (a): engraved, imprinted, written. FS (6-2H6, TGV (1st OED citation), Edw3, Lucrece, Sonnet); Kyd Sol&Per.
  15. (characters) The people or living creatures in the story
  16. (a-characters) The character set used in the ISO 9660 Volume Descriptors. It consists of capital A to Z, digits 0 to 9, and the following symbols: (space) ! " % & ' ( ) = * + , - . / : ; < ? > _
  17. (Characters) The western name given for one of the suits and is also sometimes referred to as Cracks or Ten Thousands
  18. (CHARACTERS) I have used the term 'character' fairly frequently in the above paragraphs. It is worth spending some time considering what a character is, and what it is not.  Scientists do tend to use it in different ways. ...
  19. (CHARACTERS) Single term for either letters or figures. See "Faces" for face types. (See "Styles" for letter styles)
  20. (Characters (tiles)) Thirty-six tiles with the Chinese character of ten thousand. Also known as craks.
  21. (Characters) (translated from Russian preliminaries of the Soviet ed.)
  22. (Characters) A concept or set of related concepts that are presented as a unit. Gather information into small, manageable groups of text
  23. (Characters) Charmed Ones | Close friends | Family and friends | Magical beings
  24. (Characters) Criticism · Episode list · History · Quotes · Places · Quahog · Voice actors · Guest Stars
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