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Charactery

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Charactery That which is charactered; the meaning. "I will construe to thee
      All the charactery of my sad brows."
    • Charactery The art or means of characterizing; a system of signs or characters; symbolism; distinctive mark. "Fairies use flowers for their charactery ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n charactery That which constitutes or indicates character; that in anything which indicates its qualities; a character or characteristic.
    • n charactery The act or art of characterizing; characterization by means of words or representation.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Charactery writing: impression: that which is charactered
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. caractère—L. character—Gr. charaktēr, from charass-ein, to cut, engrave.

Usage

In literature:

Hugh Meredith, Stephen Potts, and George Webb, I have Characteris'd before.
"Benjamin Franklin" by Frank Luther Mott
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In science:

The following theorem is a consequence of the informational inequality (16) and it is interesting by itself, because gives some bounds for the characteris-tics (the average sample number, the type-I error probability and the derivative of the power function) of any sequential hypothesis test.
Locally most powerful sequential tests of a simple hypothesis vs. One-sided alternatives for independent observations
In this paper we test quantitatively whether such an inversion can recover the global properties of connectivity of the density field, using topological tools such as the Euler characteris tic and the probability distribution function.
Recovering the topology of the IGM at z~2
In this section, F will be an abstract (i.e., not embedded) field of characteris tic zero, small enough to be embedded in C, and which we will eventually specify to be a number field.
Variations on a theorem of Tate
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