(Architecture) A lengthwise groove on a molding between the convex upper part and the soffit.
That which is peculiar; a special and distinctive characteristic or habit; particularity.
A feature that helps to identify, tell apart, or describe recognizably; a distinguishing mark or trait.
(Math.) The ratio of the distances from any point of a conic section to the focus and to the directrix: the value of this ratio determines the type of conic section (zero = circle, between zero and one = ellipse, one = parabola, more than one = hyperbola)
Artificial behavior meant to impress others; mannerism for effect
A peculiarity of manner in behavior, speech, etc. that has become a habit
(Biol.) The tendency of a plant or animal to grow in a certain way; characteristic growth
(Rare) A stroke, trace, or touch
The specific grammatical, syntactic, and structural character of a given language.
A point of infinite density and infinitesimal volume, at which space and time become infinitely distorted according to the theory of General Relativity. According to the big bang theory, a gravitational singularity existed at the beginning of the universe. Singularities are also believed to exist at the center of black holes.
A small weakness; slight frailty in character
- Eccentricity implies considerable deviation from what is normal or customary and connotes whimsicality or even mental aberration his eccentricity of wearing overshoes in the summer
- Idiosyncrasy refers to any personal mannerism or peculiarity and connotes strong individuality the idiosyncrasies of a writer's style
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