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noun 
  1. a distinguishable feature of a person or thing
  2. (mathematics) the integer part of a logarithm
  3. (nautical) the distinguishing features of a navigational light on a lighthouse etc by which it can be identified (colour, pattern of flashes etc)
Translations: 
  • German: Merkmal , Eigenschaft , Charakteristik , Eigenart
    (trans-mid)
adjective 
  1. being a distinguishing feature of a person or thing
Translations: 
  • German: charakteristisch
  • Spanish: caracterí­stico , caracterí­stica
Etymology: From character.


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