Discriminative+characteristic

  • 1 Discriminative — Dis*crim i*na*tive, a. 1. Marking a difference; distinguishing; distinctive; characteristic. [1913 Webster] That peculiar and discriminative form of life. Johnson. [1913 Webster] 2. Observing distinctions; making differences; discriminating.… …

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  • 2 characteristic — [adj] typical; distinguishing appropriate, diagnostic, differentiating, discriminating, discriminative, distinctive, distinguishing, emblematic, especial, essential, exclusive, fixed, idiosyncratic, inborn, inbred, indicative, individual,… …

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  • 3 characteristic — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. distinctive, typical, peculiar. n. quality, trait, mark, lineament, feature, peculiarity, attribute, distinction. See indication, speciality, attribution, intrinsic. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn.… …

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  • 4 discriminative — /dəsˈkrɪmənətɪv/ (say duhs krimuhnuhtiv) adjective 1. that marks distinction; constituting a difference; characteristic: the discriminative features of men. 2. making distinctions; discriminating. 3. (of a tariff, etc.) differential.… …

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  • 5 discriminative — discriminatively, adv. /di skrim euh nay tiv, neuh tiv/, adj. 1. constituting a particular quality, trait, or difference; characteristic; notable. 2. making distinctions; discriminating. 3. discriminatory (def. 1). [1630 40; DISCRIMINATE + IVE] * …

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  • 6 characteristic — Synonyms and related words: affection, affective, appropriate, aroma, attribute, automatism, bad habit, badge, banner, birthmark, body build, brand, cachet, cast, categorical, character, characteristics, characterizing, classificational,… …

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  • 7 discriminative — a. Discriminating, distinguishing, characterizing, characteristic, distinctive …

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  • 8 characteristic — adj 1. typical, representative, indicative, illustrative, symptomatic, diagnostic; distinguishing, differentiative, distinctive, discriminative, diacritical; particular, specific, pointed, marked; special, unique, peculiar, singular;… …

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  • 9 discriminative — adj 1. distinctive, diacritical, characteristic, particular, peculiar, special, typical. 2. distinguishing, disjunctive, differentiating, differential, discriminating, analytical, critical; discerning, perceptive, perspicacious, percipient, clear …

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  • 10 exam — Test Test, n. [OE. test test, or cupel, potsherd, F. t[^e]t, from L. testum an earthen vessel; akin to testa a piece of burned clay, an earthen pot, a potsherd, perhaps for tersta, and akin to torrere to patch, terra earth (cf. {Thirst}, and… …

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  • 11 examination — Test Test, n. [OE. test test, or cupel, potsherd, F. t[^e]t, from L. testum an earthen vessel; akin to testa a piece of burned clay, an earthen pot, a potsherd, perhaps for tersta, and akin to torrere to patch, terra earth (cf. {Thirst}, and… …

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  • 12 Test — Test, n. [OE. test test, or cupel, potsherd, F. t[^e]t, from L. testum an earthen vessel; akin to testa a piece of burned clay, an earthen pot, a potsherd, perhaps for tersta, and akin to torrere to patch, terra earth (cf. {Thirst}, and… …

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  • 13 Test act — Test Test, n. [OE. test test, or cupel, potsherd, F. t[^e]t, from L. testum an earthen vessel; akin to testa a piece of burned clay, an earthen pot, a potsherd, perhaps for tersta, and akin to torrere to patch, terra earth (cf. {Thirst}, and… …

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  • 14 Test object — Test Test, n. [OE. test test, or cupel, potsherd, F. t[^e]t, from L. testum an earthen vessel; akin to testa a piece of burned clay, an earthen pot, a potsherd, perhaps for tersta, and akin to torrere to patch, terra earth (cf. {Thirst}, and… …

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  • 15 Test paper — Test Test, n. [OE. test test, or cupel, potsherd, F. t[^e]t, from L. testum an earthen vessel; akin to testa a piece of burned clay, an earthen pot, a potsherd, perhaps for tersta, and akin to torrere to patch, terra earth (cf. {Thirst}, and… …

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  • 16 Test tube — Test Test, n. [OE. test test, or cupel, potsherd, F. t[^e]t, from L. testum an earthen vessel; akin to testa a piece of burned clay, an earthen pot, a potsherd, perhaps for tersta, and akin to torrere to patch, terra earth (cf. {Thirst}, and… …

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  • 17 distinctive — a. Distinguishing, discriminative, characteristic …

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  • 18 test — I. n. 1. Experiment, trial, proof, ordeal. 2. Criterion, standard, touchstone. 3. Proof, exhibition, example. 4. Discriminative characteristic, ground of admission or exclusion. 5. Judgment, distinction, discrimination. 6. (Chem.) Rea …

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  • 19 differential — adj 1. distinctive, distinguishing, diacritical, discriminative; characteristic, peculiar, special, unique, particular, singular. n 2. discrepancy, disparity, difference, amount of difference …

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  • 20 animal learning — ▪ zoology Introduction       the alternation of behaviour as a result of individual experience. When an organism can perceive and change its behaviour, it is said to learn.       That animals can learn seems to go without saying. The cat that… …

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