English-Norwegian translation of characteristic

Translation of the word characteristic from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

characteristic in Norwegian

characteristic
featureadjective særskillende, typisk, distinkt, karakteristisk
  detailnoun kjennemerke [n], særtrekk [n]
  personnoun drag [n], særtrekk [n], utmerkende egenskap [u], egenskap [u]
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Definitions of characteristic
noun
1. characteristic - a distinguishing quality
  quality an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
  nature the complex of emotional and intellectual attributes that determine a person's characteristic actions and reactions; "it is his nature to help others"
  passport, recommendation a document issued by a country to a citizen allowing that person to travel abroad and re-enter the home country
  compatibility capability of existing or performing in harmonious or congenial combination
  incompatibility the quality of being unable to exist or work in congenial combination
  spot, point a business establishment for entertainment; "night spot"
  point sharp end; "he stuck the point of the knife into a tree"; "he broke the point of his pencil"
  stylemark, earmark, hallmark, trademark identification mark on the ear of a domestic animal
  saving grace a redeeming quality or characteristic; "her love of music remains her one saving grace"; "her sense of humor has to be a saving grace"; "the saving grace for both developments is that they are creating jobs"
  aspect a characteristic to be considered
  safeness the quality of being safe
  dangerousness the quality of not being safe
  curability, curableness capability of being cured or healed
  incurableness, incurability incapability of being altered in disposition or habits; "the incurability of his optimism"
  directness, straightness trueness of course toward a goal; "rivaling a hawk in directness of aim"
  indirectness having the characteristic of lacking a true course toward a goal
  robustness the characteristic of being strong enough to withstand intellectual challenge; "the lack of robustness in the findings may be due to the small size of the sample"
  rurality, ruralism a rural characteristic or trait; "a place with the rurality of a turnip field"
  streak a distinctive characteristic; "he has a stubborn streak"; "a streak of wildness"
2. characteristic - any measurable property of a device measured under closely specified conditions
  property any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie; "before every scene he ran down his checklist of props"
  electronics the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices
3. characteristic - the integer part (positive or negative) of the representation of a logarithm; in the expression log 643 = 2.808 the characteristic is 2
  integer, whole number any of the natural numbers (positive or negative) or zero; "an integer is a number that is not a fraction"
adjective
1. characteristic - typical or distinctive; "heard my friend's characteristic laugh"; "red and gold are the characteristic colors of autumn"; "stripes characteristic of the zebra"
  uncharacteristic distinctive and not typical; "a book uncharacteristic of its author"
  typical conforming to a type; "the typical (or normal) American"; "typical teenage behavior"
  diagnostic, symptomatic characteristic or indicative of a disease; "a diagnostic sign of yellow fever"; "a rash symptomatic of scarlet fever"; "symptomatic of insanity"; "a rise in crime symptomatic of social breakdown"
  distinctive, typical of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing; "Jerusalem has a distinctive Middle East flavor"- Curtis Wilkie; "that is typical of you!"
  peculiar markedly different from the usual; "a peculiar hobby of stuffing and mounting bats"; "a man...feels it a peculiar insult to be taunted with cowardice by a woman"-Virginia Woolf
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