Meaning : A prominent attribute or aspect of something.
The map showed roads and other features.
Generosity is one of his best characteristics.
Synonyms : feature
Meaning : A distinguishing quality.
Meaning : The integer part (positive or negative) of the representation of a logarithm. In the expression log 643 = 2.808 the characteristic is 2.
Meaning : Any measurable property of a device measured under closely specified conditions.
Synonyms : device characteristic