feature-n; 6 Senses

Sense Number 1: a general trait or characteristic of something

Commentary: FEATURE[+quality][+characteristic][+salient]

All the new cars must have these safety features.
An unattractive feature of this bill before Congress is the implied hike in taxes.
One of the best features of working at home is that there is no commute.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: a discrete component of a face

Commentary: FEATURE[+entity][+physical][+structure][+anatomical][+part][+discrete][+of_face]

John admired the finely chiseled features of the statue's face.
High cheekbones and full lips are desirable features in a fashion model.
One feature the painter didn't get quite right was the nose.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: a principal or major motion picture, movie

Commentary: FEATURE[+entity][+physical][+artifact][+motion_picture][+principal]

Tonight's feature is a film noir classic from the 1940s.
They are making her book into a full-length feature, filmed on location.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 4: a main article in a newspaper or magazine

Commentary: FEATURE[+entity][+physical][+artifact][+document][+article][+major][+of_periodical]

There was a feature in the Sunday paper about new travel destinations in asia.
He writes features for two weekly magazines.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4

Sense Number 5: merchandise displayed prominently for sale

Commentary: FEATURE[+entity][+physical][+artifact][+merchandise][+displayed][+prominently]

This week's features at the supermarket are paper towels and jars of spaghetti sauce.
The low-priced DVD players were just a feature to get customers in the door.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 6

Sense Number 6: properties that are contrastive to other properties in a linguistic element

Commentary: FEATURE[+quality][+property][+contrastive][+of_element][+linguistic]

One example of distinctive phonemic features is +/-voicing of stops, such as the contrast between 's' and 'z'.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 3a