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Noun
/ˌkariktəˈristik/,
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characteristics, plural;
  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. (characteristic) typical or distinctive; "heard my friend's characteristic laugh"; "red and gold are the characteristic colors of autumn"; "stripes characteristic of the zebra"
  2. (characteristic) a distinguishing quality
  3. (characteristic) any measurable property of a device measured under closely specified conditions
  4. (Characteristic (field)) 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 ...
  5. (Characteristic (lighthouse)) 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. ...
  6. (characteristic) 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
  7. (Characteristic) A process input or output which can be measured and monitored.
  8. (Characteristic) is a specific phenotypic trait, such as fineness.
  9. (Characteristic) A feature that helps to identify, tell apart, or describe recognizably; a distinguishing mark or trait.
  10. (CHARACTERISTIC) A gemstone expert can sometimes tell an emerald’s country of origin just by looking at it. If characteristics such as hue did not differ by source, origin would be no more than a subject of research for academia. ...
  11. (CHARACTERISTIC) Same as variable, but this term is used in a survey or
  12. (Characteristic) A physical, chemical, visual functional or any other identifiable property of a product or part or material.
  13. (Characteristic) Distinguishing feature or attribute of an item, person, or phenomenon that usually falls into either a physical, functional, or operational category..
  14. (Characteristic) Individual flashing pattern and/or color of light exhibited.
  15. (Characteristic) Last 2 pages blank (but with bates numbers)
  16. (Characteristic) Properties that are evaluated equally in a sensory-physiological sense, e.g. appearance, smell, taste.
  17. (Characteristic) The audible, visual, or electronic signal displayed by an aid to navigation to assist in its identification.
  18. (Characteristic) The factors, elements or measures that define and differentiate a process, function, product, service or other entity.
  19. (Characteristic) The new STORET version of the legacy STORET parameter code system. Characteristic is connected to the Parameter when available. Both tables are available for downloading from the Reference Tables Page.
  20. (Characteristic) User-defined definition of an Item which may be used to provide additional layers of description to an Item. For example, Item Characteristics might be used to specify "Season" or "Primary Vendor". ...
  21. (characteristic) A property of an object, such as length, color, or weight, used to describe and distinguish the object. Characteristics are also used to differentiate data objects in a database.
  22. (characteristic) One of the basic constituents of reproduced sound, which contributes to its perceived quality. Frequency response, loudness, extension, soundstaging, and resolution are sonic characteristics.
  23. (characteristic) a trait, something that is observable, including hair color, eye color, and hand shape.
  24. (characteristic) any distinct property or attribute of a product, process, service or practice of which conformance to a regulatory requirement can be measured;
  25. Within the types of Iris, there are specific characteristics which you may wish to select.