characteristic

  1. a prominent aspect of something
  2. a distinguishing quality
  3. (electronics) any measurable property of a device measured under closely specified conditions

Characteristic

Any one of the four categories used in defining hazardous waste ignitability, corrosivity, reactivity, and toxicity.
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characteristic

[adj] - typical or distinctive 2. [n] - the integer part (positive or negative) of the representation of a logarithm 3. [n] - (electronics) any measurable property of a device measured under closely specified conditions 4. [n] - a distinguishing quality
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Characteristic

A special features of an organism
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Characteristic

Char`ac·ter·is'tic adjective [ Greek ...: confer French charactéristique .] Pertaining to, or serving to constitute, the character; showing the character, or distinctive qualities or traits, of a person or thing; peculiar; distinctive. « Characteristic clearness of temper. Maca...
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Characteristic

Char`ac·ter·is'tic noun 1. A distinguishing trait, quality, or property; an element of character; that which characterized. Pope. « The characteristics of a true critic. Johnson. » 2. (Math.) The integral part (whether positive or negative) ...
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characteristic

Synonym: character. ... 2. Typical or distinctive of a particular disorder. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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characteristic

adjective typical or distinctive; `heard my friend`s characteristic laugh`; `red and gold are the characteristic colors of autumn`; `stripes characteristic of the zebra`
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characteristic

noun a distinguishing quality
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characteristic

noun the integer part (positive or negative) of the representation of a logarithm; in the expression log 643 = 2.808 the characteristic is 2
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characteristic

noun any measurable property of a device measured under closely specified conditions
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characteristic

(kar″ak-tәr-is´tik) character. typical of an individual or other entity. demand characteristics cues regarding the purpose of the study or the behavior expected that an experimental subject perceives and responds to.
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Characteristic

• (a.) Pertaining to, or serving to constitute, the character; showing the character, or distinctive qualities or traits, of a person or thing; peculiar; distinctive. • (n.) The integral part (whether positive or negative) of a logarithm. • (n.) A distinguishing trait, quality, or property; an element of character; that which charact...
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characteristic

Type: Term Pronunciation: kar′ak-ter-is′tik Definitions: 1. Typical or distinctive of a particular disorder. Synonyms: character
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characteristic

relationship between two or more variable quantities describing the performance of a device under given conditions
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characteristic

representation, usually by a graph, of the relation between two quantities under stated operating conditions
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Characteristic

Pertaining to the starting point of the artist in his quest for beauty. (Goethe). -- L.V.
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Characteristic

[algebra] 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 sum never reaches the additive identity. if such a ...
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