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n. (genetics) an attribute (structural or functional) that is determined by a gene or group of genes
lineament, character, quality
n. a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something; "each town has a quality all its own"; "the radical character of our demands"
theatrical role, persona, part, role, character
n. an actor's portrayal of someone in a play; "she played the part of Desdemona"
character reference, reference, character
n. a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability; "requests for character references are all too often answered evasively"
grapheme, graphic symbol, character
n. a written symbol that is used to represent speech; "the Greek alphabet has 24 characters"
fictitious character, fictional character, character
n. an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story); "she is the main character in the novel"
n. good repute; "he is a man of character"
n. a unit equivalent to a byte and representing a single letter, a digit or any symbol such as a decimal point or comma

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v. engrave or inscribe characters on

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Fuzzynyms (69)

n. a secular form of gospel that was a major Black musical genre in the 1960s and 1970s; "soul was politically significant during the Civil Rights movement"
n. the playing of a card to start a trick in bridge; "the lead was in the dummy"
n. a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
identity, individuality, personal identity
n. the distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity; "you can lose your identity when you join the army"
temperament, disposition
n. your usual mood; "he has a happy disposition"
n. an adjustment of the intervals (as in tuning a keyboard instrument) so that the scale can be used to play in different keys
surliness, snappishness, peevishness, irritability, biliousness, temper, pettishness
n. a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger; "his temper was well known to all his employees"
n. (obsolete) a combination of elements (of dryness and warmth or of the four humors) that was once believed to determine a person's health and temperament
pretext, pretence, pretense, guise
n. an artful or simulated semblance; "under the guise of friendship he betrayed them"
n. the essential qualities or characteristics by which something is recognized; "it is the nature of fire to burn"; "the true nature of jealousy"
spunk, nerve, mettle, heart
n. the courage to carry on; "he kept fighting on pure spunk"; "you haven't got the heart for baseball"
pureness, purity, honour, honor
n. a woman's virtue or chastity
n. complete and confirmed integrity; having strong moral principles; "in a world where financial probity may not be widespread"; "he enjoys an exaggerated reputation for probity"
honestness, honesty
n. the quality of being honest
make-up, makeup
n. an event that is substituted for a previously cancelled event; "he missed the test and had to take a makeup"; "the two teams played a makeup one week later"
n. a natural or acquired habit or characteristic tendency in a person or thing; "a swelling with a disposition to rupture"
n. the direction, texture, or pattern of fibers found in wood or leather or stone or in a woven fabric; "saw the board across the grain"
n. a mold for setting concrete; "they built elaborate forms for pouring the foundation"
cryptograph, secret code, cypher, cipher
n. a secret method of writing
credentials, credential, certification, certificate
n. a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
cypher, cipher
n. a message written in a secret code
stock-purchase warrant, stock warrant, warrant
n. a type of security issued by a corporation (usually together with a bond or preferred stock) that gives the holder the right to purchase a certain amount of common stock at a stated price; "as a sweetener they offered warrants along with the fixed-income securities"
n. an electric quantity (voltage or current or field strength) whose modulation represents coded information about the source from which it comes
symbolic representation, symbolisation, symbolization, symbol
n. something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible; "the eagle is a symbol of the United States"
fig, figure
n. a diagram or picture illustrating textual material; "the area covered can be seen from Figure 2"
figure of speech, image, figure, trope
n. language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense
case, type, eccentric, character
n. a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities); "a real character"; "a strange character"; "a friendly eccentric"; "the capable type"; "a mental case"
laurels, honour, honor
n. the state of being honored

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