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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Characterize (0.00888 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Characterize.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: characterize characterize v 1: describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of; “You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist”; “This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover” [syn: qualify, characterise] 2: be characteristic of; “What characterizes a Venetian painting?” [syn: characterise]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Characterize Characterize \Char"ac*ter*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Characterized; p. pr. & vb. n. Characterizing.] [LL. characterizare, Gr. ?: cf. F. charact['e]riser.] 1. To make distinct and recognizable by peculiar marks or traits; to make with distinctive features. [1913 Webster] European, Asiatic, Chinese, African, and Grecian faces are Characterized. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] 2. To engrave or imprint. [Obs.] --Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] 3. To indicate the character of; to describe. [1913 Webster] Under the name of Tamerlane he intended to characterize King William. --Johnson. [1913 Webster] 4. To be a characteristic of; to make, or express the character of. [1913 Webster] The softness and effeminacy which characterize the men of rank in most countries. --W. Irving. 5. (Chem.) to identify the structure or nature of; as, the antibiotic activity in the sample was characterized by HPLC, and proved to be erythromycin. [PJC] Syn: To describe; distinguish; mark; designate; style; particularize; entitle. [1913 Webster]


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