Meaning of CHARACTERISTIC in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌkærɪktəˈrɪstɪk ]

adj. & n. --adj. typical, distinctive (with characteristic expertise). --n. 1 a characteristic feature or quality. 2 Math. the whole number or integral part of a logarithm. øcharacteristic curve a graph showing the relationship between two variable but interdependent quantities. characteristic radiation radiation the wavelengths of which are peculiar to the element which emits them. øøcharacteristically adv. [F caract÷ristique or med.L characterizare f. Gk kharakterizo]

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