# Associations to the word «Characteristic»

## Noun

- Impedance
- Euler
- Trait
- Phenotype
- Retardation
- Aroma
- Viscosity
- Morphology
- Peculiarity
- Coloration
- Abnormality
- Lesion
- Variability
- Propagation
- Diode
- Wavelength
- Absorption
- Waveguide
- Dispersion
- Amplitude
- Texture
- Exhibit
- Snout
- Voltage
- Parameter
- Fluorescence
- Syndrome
- Solubility
- Temperament
- Attribute
- Determinant
- Retention
- Individuality
- Spore
- Frequency
- Fingerprint
- Polarization
- Unique
- Specificity
- Conformation
- Palate
- Weathering
- Appendage
- Chromosome
- Shamanism
- Oz

## Adjective

- Distinguishing
- Morphological
- Salient
- Facial
- Spectral
- Distinctive
- Microscopic
- Dielectric
- Identifiable
- Stylistic
- Observable
- Anatomical
- Intrinsic
- Unique
- Diagnostic
- Measurable
- Biochemical
- Peculiar
- Heterogeneous
- Undesirable
- Innate
- Dorsal
- Hydrophobic
- Auditory
- Typical
- Homogeneous
- Geometric
- Differential
- Congenital
- Diffuse
- Essential
- Resonant
- Ventral
- Fundamental
- Grammatical
- Noticeable
- Longitudinal
- Floral
- Polynomial
- Mammalian
- Repetitive
- Socioeconomic
- Physical
- Phonological

## Wiktionary

CHARACTERISTIC, adjective. Being a distinguishing feature of a person or thing.

CHARACTERISTIC, noun. A distinguishable feature of a person or thing

CHARACTERISTIC, noun. (mathematics) the integer part of a logarithm

CHARACTERISTIC, noun. (nautical) the distinguishing features of a navigational light on a lighthouse etc by which it can be identified (colour, pattern of flashes etc)

CHARACTERISTIC, noun. (algebra) (field theory) The minimum number of times that the unit of a field must be added unto itself in order to yield that field's zero, or, if that minimum natural number does not exist, then (the integer) zero.

CHARACTERISTIC FUNCTION, noun. (analysis) A function which is equal to 1 for all points in its domain which belong to a given set, and is equal to 0 for all points in the domain which do not belong to that given set.

CHARACTERISTIC FUNCTION, noun. (maths) (probability theory) A complex function completely defining the probability distribution of a real-valued random variable

CHARACTERISTIC FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of characteristic function

CHARACTERISTIC POLYNOMIAL, noun. (linear algebra) The determinant, of a matrix minus an indeterminant times the identity matrix

CHARACTERISTIC POLYNOMIALS, noun. Plural of characteristic polynomial

## Dictionary definition

CHARACTERISTIC, noun. A prominent attribute or aspect of something; "the map showed roads and other features"; "generosity is one of his best characteristics".

CHARACTERISTIC, noun. A distinguishing quality.

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.

CHARACTERISTIC, noun. Any measurable property of a device measured under closely specified conditions.

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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