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character US English

The mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual

character US Thesaurus

a forceful character

in character US English

In keeping (or not in keeping) with someone’s usual pattern of behavior

character actor US English

An actor who specializes in playing eccentric or unusual people rather than leading roles

character code US English

The binary code used to represent a letter or number

character dance US English

A style of ballet deriving inspiration from national or folk dances, or interpreting and representing a particular profession, mode of living, or personality. The movements used tend to be less stylized than in classical ballet, allowing greater individual expression and diversity

character part US English

A part played by a character actor

null character US English

A character denoting nothing, usually represented by a binary zero

cartoon character US English

A fictional character depicted in an animated film or a comic strip

character-building US English

Requiring effort or endurance to a degree that strengthens or improves a person’s character

character sketch US English

A brief written description of a person’s qualities

character string US English

A linear sequence of characters, typically one stored in or processed by a computer

character witness US English

A person who attests to another’s moral conduct and good reputation in a court of law

control character US English

A character that does not represent a printable character but serves to initiate a particular action

character recognition US English

The identification by electronic means of printed or written characters

character assassination US English

The malicious and unjustified harming of a person’s good reputation

optical character recognition US English

The identification of printed characters using photoelectric devices and computer software

in character in character US English

In keeping (or not in keeping) with someone’s usual pattern of behavior

acquired characteristic US English

A modification or change in an organ or tissue during the lifetime of an organism due to use, disuse, or environmental effects, and not inherited

acquired character in acquired characteristic US English

A modification or change in an organ or tissue during the lifetime of an organism due to use, disuse, or environmental effects, and not inherited

character-forming in character-building US English

Requiring effort or endurance to a degree that strengthens or improves a person’s character

in or out of character in character US English

In keeping (or not in keeping) with someone’s usual pattern of behavior


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