Features vs Characteristics - What's the difference?

features | characteristics |


As nouns the difference between features and characteristics

is that features is while characteristics is .

As a verb features

is (feature).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

features

English

Verb

(head)
  • (feature)
  • Noun

    (head)

  • feature

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (label) One's structure or make-up; form, shape, bodily proportions.
  • * 1596 , (Edmund Spenser), (The Faerie Queene) , IV.ii:
  • all the powres of nature, / Which she by art could vse vnto her will, / And to her seruice bind each liuing creature; / Through secret vnderstanding of their feature .
  • An important or main item.
  • (label) A long, prominent, article or item in the media, or the department that creates them; frequently used technically to distinguish content from news.
  • Any of the physical constituents of the face (eyes, nose, etc.).
  • (label) A beneficial capability of a piece of software.
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  • The cast or structure of anything, or of any part of a thing, as of a landscape, a picture, a treaty, or an essay; any marked peculiarity or characteristic; as, one of the features of the landscape.
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  • (label) Something discerned from physical evidence that helps define, identify, characterize, and interpret an archeological site.
  • A feature' of many Central Texas prehistoric archeological sites is a low spreading pile of stones called a rock midden. Other ' features at these sites may include small hearths.
  • (label) Characteristic forms or shapes of a part. For example, a hole, boss, slot, cut, chamfer, or fillet.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * featural * feature article

    Verb

    (featur)
  • To ascribe the greatest importance to something within a certain context.
  • To star, to contain.
  • to appear; to make an appearance.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2009 , date=November 27 , author= , title=Jimi Hendrix's Voodoo Child has 'best guitar riff' , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Led Zeppelin's Whole Lotta Love, Deep Purple's Smoke On The Water and Layla by Derek and the Dominos also featured in the top five. }}

    characteristics

    English

    Noun

    (head)