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Adjective
/ˌkariktəˈristik/,
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Typical of a particular person, place, or thing,
  1. Typical of a particular person, place, or thing
    • - large farms are characteristic of this area
Noun
  1. A feature or quality belonging typically to a person, place, or thing and serving to identify it
    • - inherited characteristics such as blood groups
  2. The whole number or integral part of a logarithm, which gives the order of magnitude of the original number


  1. typical or distinctive; "heard my friend's characteristic laugh"; "red and gold are the characteristic colors of autumn"; "stripes characteristic of the zebra"
  2. feature: a prominent attribute or aspect of something; "the map showed roads and other features"; "generosity is one of his best characteristics"
  3. a distinguishing quality
  4. the integer part (positive or negative) of the representation of a logarithm; in the expression log 643 = 2.808 the characteristic is 2
  5. any measurable property of a device measured under closely specified conditions
  6. In mathematics, the characteristic of a ring R, often denoted char(R), is defined to be the smallest number of times one must use the ring's multiplicative identity element (1) in a sum to get the additive identity element (0); the ring is said to have characteristic zero if this repeated sum ...
  7. A light characteristic is a graphic and text description of a navigational light sequence or colour displayed on a nautical chart or in a Light List with the chart symbol for a lighthouse, lightvessel, buoy or sea mark with a light on it. ...
  8. a distinguishable feature of a person or thing; the integer part of a logarithm; the distinguishing features of a navigational light on a lighthouse etc by which it can be identified (colour, pattern of flashes etc); being a distinguishing feature of a person or thing
  9. (CHARACTERISTICS) Traits or attributes: those qualities that define a describe a thing or person
  10. (Characteristics) Art tends to facilitate intuitive rather than rational understanding, and is usually consciously created with this intention. Fine art intentionally serves no other purpose. ...
  11. (Characteristics) Attributes of a tree used for identification; colour, grain, hardness, lustre, odour, resin content, structure, taste, texture, weight, etc.
  12. (Characteristics) Cobras are both nocturnal and diurnal creatures. Snakes in the Cobra family will rise to defend themselves and are capable of delivering large amounts of deadly Neurotoxic venom through either a venomous spray aimed at the eyes ( Spitting Cobras ) or envenomation by fang bite. ...
  13. (Characteristics) Combination of type, appearance, disposition and behaviour.
  14. (Characteristics) Features defined by a standard of points that are used to judge a cat.
  15. (Characteristics) Gold is the most malleable and ductile metal; a single gram can be beaten into a sheet of one square meter, or an ounce into 300 square feet. Gold leaf can be beaten thin enough to become translucent. ...
  16. (Characteristics) Information that defines an object. See rule 109.3.
  17. (Characteristics) OCUCOAT ^ ® is an ophthalmic surgical aid for use in anterior segment surgery.
  18. (Characteristics) Oive oil is made up of abundant oleic acid which is a mono-insaturate, a discreet amount of linoleic acid and linolenic (poli-unsaturated), and scarce in saturated fats ( of which palmitic and stearic), it has a high tocferol to poli-unsaturated fatty acids level, and is rich ...
  19. (Characteristics) Sulfur dioxide is a colorless gas that can be detected by taste and odor in a concentration as low as 0.3 ppm. Above 3 ppm, SO2 has a pungent, irritating odor similar to a struck match. SO2 is found at appreciable levels in the lower atmosphere (troposphere). ...
  20. (Characteristics) The diamond is a polymorph of the element carbon:
  21. (Characteristics) Those qualities of a Universal Serial Bus device that are unchangeable; for example, the device class is a device characteristic.
  22. (Characteristics) actions and attitudes of a particular family
  23. (characteristics) General features caused by unidentified complexes of genes including but not limited to freeze tolerance, cold tolerance, regional adaptability, winter hardiness, early maturation, and flavor.
  24. (characteristics) Typical or distinctive qualities of something or someone.
  25. (characteristics) a certain trait or quality a person/thing has