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characteristic   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 ˏkærIktәˋrIstIk 〕

Pronunciation

〔 ˏkæriktәˊristik 〕


Overview of noun characteristic

The noun characteristic has 4 senses


  • feature, characteristic -- (a prominent attribute or aspect of something; "the map showed roads and other features"; "generosity is one of his best characteristics")

  • characteristic -- (a distinguishing quality)

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

  • characteristic, device characteristic -- (any measurable property of a device measured under closely specified conditions)


Overview of adj characteristic

The adj characteristic has 1 sense


  • characteristic -- (typical or distinctive; "heard my friend's characteristic laugh"; "red and gold are the characteristic colors of autumn"; "stripes characteristic of the zebra")