Associations to the word «Feature»


FEATURE, noun. (obsolete) One's structure or make-up; form, shape, bodily proportions.
FEATURE, noun. An important or main item.
FEATURE, noun. (media) A long, prominent, article or item in the media, or the department that creates them; frequently used technically to distinguish content from news.
FEATURE, noun. Any of the physical constituents of the face (eyes, nose, etc.).
FEATURE, noun. (computing) A beneficial capability of a piece of software.
FEATURE, noun. The cast or structure of anything, or of any part of a thing, as of a landscape, a picture, a treaty, or an essay; any marked peculiarity or characteristic; as, one of the features of the landscape.
FEATURE, noun. (archaeology) Something discerned from physical evidence that helps define, identify, characterize, and interpret an archeological site.
FEATURE, noun. (engineering) Characteristic forms or shapes of a part. For example, a hole, boss, slot, cut, chamfer, or fillet.
FEATURE, verb. To ascribe the greatest importance to something within a certain context.
FEATURE, verb. To star, to contain.
FEATURE, verb. To appear; to make an appearance.
FEATURE BACK, noun. (US) (American football) In American football, a back – usually a running back – that gets the most carries and most yardage in a game.
FEATURE CREEP, noun. The tendency of a design project or product cycle to accumulate more and more features or details, rather than to be completed and released at a more basic level.
FEATURE ENVY, noun. (computing) (programming) The situation where one class in a program makes excessive use of parts of other classes.
FEATURE FILM, noun. (originally) The main, full-length film in a cinema program that also included a short film and often a newsreel
FEATURE FILM, noun. Any film produced to be shown in cinemas before being released for home viewing
FEATURE FILMS, noun. Plural of feature film
FEATURE PHONE, noun. Alternative form of featurephone
FEATURE PHONES, noun. Alternative form of featurephones plural of feature phone
FEATURE STORY, noun. (journalism) A human-interest story or article that is not closely tied to a recent news event.

Dictionary definition

FEATURE, noun. A prominent attribute or aspect of something; "the map showed roads and other features"; "generosity is one of his best characteristics".
FEATURE, noun. The characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin; "an expression of pleasure crossed his features"; "his lineaments were very regular".
FEATURE, noun. The principal (full-length) film in a program at a movie theater; "the feature tonight is `Casablanca'".
FEATURE, noun. A special or prominent article in a newspaper or magazine; "they ran a feature on retirement planning".
FEATURE, noun. (linguistics) a distinctive characteristic of a linguistic unit that serves to distinguish it from other units of the same kind.
FEATURE, noun. An article of merchandise that is displayed or advertised more than other articles.
FEATURE, verb. Have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France".
FEATURE, verb. Wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner; "she was sporting a new hat".

Wise words

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery