A prominent attribute or aspect of something:
— Generosity is one of his best characteristics.
Roget 550: indication; symbolism, symbolization; semiology, semiotics, semeiology†, semeiotics†; Zeitgeist. [means of recognition: property] characteristic, diagnostic; lineament, feature, ... show more
Dutch: feature, kenmerk, kenteken
A distinguishing quality.
Dutch: eigenschap, hoedanigheid, karakteristiek, kenmerkend, propriëteit
The integer part (positive or negative) of the representation of a logarithm; in the expression log 643 = 2.808 the characteristic is 2.
Any measurable property of a device measured under closely specified conditions.
synonym: device characteristic.
Typical or distinctive.
Moby thesaurus: affection, affective, appropriate, aroma, attribute, automatism, bad habit, badge, banner, birthmark, body-build, brand, cachet, cast, categorical, character, characteristics, characterizing, classificational, classificatory ... show more.
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