characteristic

Substantiv

Synonymer

a distinguishing quality
  • "generosity is one of his best characteristics"

Synonymer

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

Adjektiv
typical or distinctive
  • "stripes characteristic of the zebra"
  • "red and gold are the characteristic colors of autumn"
  • "heard my friend's characteristic laugh"
  • "He is very characteristic when drawing a picture"