Commentary: A prominent aspect of something or someone.
Generosity is one of his best characteristics.
Does the suspect have any distinguishing characteristics?
I specified the device characteristics of my prototype laser beam.
The map showed a lot of hills and other characteristics of the landscape.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 1 2 4
Commentary: The integer part in the representation of a logarithm. You'll know it when you see it.
In the expression 'log 643 = 2.808', the characteristic is 2.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 3
Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)