Character

an individual in a story, play or poem whose personality can be inferred from their actions and dialogue. Writers may also use physical description of the individual to give readers clues about a character. chronological writing writing organised in terms of sequences of events.
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Character

(1) A single group of bars and spaces that represents a specific number (usually one) of numbers, letters, punctuation marks, or other symbols. (2) A graphic shape representing a letter, numeral, or symbol. (3) A letter, digit, or other symbol that is used as part of the organization, control, or representation of data
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character

(from the article `English literature`) ...type, imitated from Theophrastus and practiced first by Joseph Hall (Characters of Virtues and Vices, 1608) and later by Sir Thomas Overbury, John ... The inferior novelist tends to be preoccupied with plot; to the superior novelist the convolutions of the human personality, under the stress of...
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Character

(Gr. character from charassein to engrave) A name for the collective traits, emotional, intellectual and volitional, which constitute an individual mind. -- L.W.
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character

(kar´ak-tәr) a quality or attribute indicative of the nature of an object or organism. in genetics, the expression in the phenotype of a gene or group of genes. See also entries under gene, trait, and inheritance. in psychiatry, a term used, especially in the psychoanalytic literature, in muc...
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character

[n] - good repute 2. [n] - a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities) 3. [n] - a written symbol that is used to represent speech 4. [n] - a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person`s qualifications and dependability 5. [n] - an actor`s portrayal of so...
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Character

• (n.) Quality, position, rank, or capacity; quality or conduct with respect to a certain office or duty; as, in the miserable character of a slave; in his character as a magistrate; her character as a daughter. • (n.) A unique or extraordinary individuality; a person characterized by peculiar or notable traits; a person who illustrates c...
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character

grapheme noun a written symbol that is used to represent speech; `the Greek alphabet has 24 characters`
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Character

[computing] 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. Examples of characters include letters, numerical digits, common punctuation mark...
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Character

[income tax] Character is the type of income to calculate the taxpayer`s tax liability. In U.S., the Supreme Court decided ( Commissioner v. Glenshaw Glass Co.) that income is an accession to wealth, however capital gain is of different character from ordinary income. Ordinary income includes earned wage income and interest income from lend...
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Character

[mathematics] 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. ==Multiplicative character== A multiplicative character (or linear character...
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Character

Char'ac·ter noun [ Latin , an instrument for marking, character, Greek ..., from ... to make sharp, to cut into furrows, to engrave: confer French caractère .] 1. A distinctive mark; a letter, figure, or symbol. « It were much to be wished that there were throughout the world but o...
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Character

1. A symbol such as a letter, number or punctuation mark that canbe arranged to represent higher units of meaning, such as wordsand sentences. 2. The group of bits that represents such a symbol.
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Character

A cartoon figure (usually, but not necessarily) taken from comic books, TV or popular culture to add humor or emphasis to a piece. In some pieces, the character takes the place of a letter in the word.
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Character

A character is a inherited trait of an organism. Characters are usually described in terms of a state, for example: blue eyes vs. brown eyes, where eyes is the character, and blue and brown are its states.
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Character

A distinctive mark: an inscribed letter: one of a set of writing-symbols.
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Character

A fictional or nonfictional individual who is portrayed by an actress or actor in a motion picture. Development of the character is limited to speech, appearance and action though techniques are available to give the audience interior insights into this individual
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Character

A genetically inherited feature of an organism, e.g. eye colour.
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Character

A letter, digit or other symbol that is used as the representation of data. A connected sequence of characters is called a character string.
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CHARACTER

A letter, digit, or other symbol that is a part of the organization, control, or representation of data used in computer systems.
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Character

A letter, figure, number, punctuation or other symbol contained in a message or used in a control function
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character

a member of a set of elements used by agreement, for the organization, representation or control of information NOTE - Characters may be letters, digits, punctuation marks or other symbols and, by extension, function controls such as space shift, carriage return or line feed contained in a message.
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character

A person in a book or play, usually but not always fictional. It is usual to refer to the `characters` rather than the `people` created by novelists, poets, or playwrights. Characterization is the description of characters
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character

A person who plays a certain role in a story.
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character

a property that defines the individual nature of something
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