(n.) A distinctive mark; a letter, figure, or symbol.
(n.) Style of writing or printing; handwriting; the peculiar form of letters used by a particular person or people; as, an inscription in the Runic character.
(n.) The peculiar quality, or the sum of qualities, by which a person or a thing is distinguished from others; the stamp impressed by nature, education, or habit; that which a person or thing really is; nature; disposition.
(n.) Strength of mind; resolution; independence; individuality; as, he has a great deal of character.
(n.) Moral quality; the principles and motives that control the life; as, a man of character; his character saves him from suspicion.
(n.) Quality, position, rank, or capacity; quality or conduct with respect to a certain office or duty; as, in the miserable character of a slave; in his character as a magistrate; her character as a daughter.
(n.) The estimate, individual or general, put upon a person or thing; reputation; as, a man's character for truth and veracity; to give one a bad character.
(n.) A written statement as to behavior, competency, etc., given to a servant.
(n.) A unique or extraordinary individuality; a person characterized by peculiar or notable traits; a person who illustrates certain phases of character; as, Randolph was a character; Caesar is a great historical character.
(n.) One of the persons of a drama or novel.
(v. t.) To engrave; to inscribe.
(v. t.) To distinguish by particular marks or traits; to describe; to characterize.
(1) Moments later, Strauss introduces the bold human character with an energetic, upwards melody which he titles "the climb" in the score.
(2) In high concentrations of antiserum, some of the agglutinated cells of L. h. hertigi were enlarged and showed syncytial characters that included up to five nuclei, two dividing nuclei and five basal bodies associated with a single kinetoplast.
(3) Recently, it has been proposed that beta-adrenergic receptors of rat fat cells are neither beta 1 nor beta 2 in character but rather an 'isoreceptor,' 'hybrid,' or 'beta 3' [Br.
(4) The Nazi party’s office of racial purity claimed that the Jewish character was essentially drug-dependent.
(5) This paper discusses the relationship between the psychoanalytic concept of character and the moral considerations of 'character'.
(6) One-hundred characters were derived from morphological features, physiological and biochemical activities and SEM micrographs.
(7) Diagnosis based on the character of the stridor alone is tenuous, and consideration of presentation other than the stridor is discussed in the management of these infants.
(8) The determining component of daily energy consumption is energy consumption during the working period the value of which depends on the character of working activity and duration of the working shift.
(9) However, these proskinetic symptoms appeared to be a character trait of an infantile personality rather than a condition following as a consequence of psychosis.
(10) At higher concentrations of burimamide, inhibition curves showed distinct evidence of departure from competitive character for both guinea pig and rabbit atria.
(11) The whole film is primarily shown from the character's perspective, so 70% of the process involved working with the director of photography [Maxime Alexandre].
(12) These last specialized characters are observed, on the contrary, in species parasitic in Lagomorpha.
(13) Little deficit in total mesodermal cell number was found, though the entire mesoderm adopted the histological character proper to only some 40% of that in the normal pattern i.e.
(14) And Pippi Longstocking, her most famous character, comes really close to being the personified proof of that… So where did Pippi come from?
(15) The character was wild and dangerous, psychotic but alluring.
(16) Some of the viruses could be differentiated from each other (especially in C. quinoa) by other characters, such as the accumulation of membranes in cell nuclei, or the type of organelle (chloroplasts, mitochondria or peroxisomes) from which multivesicular bodies developed.
(17) The term phlegmonous enterocolitis or gastritis defines an acute inflammatory process with purulent or nonpurulent character, that selectively damages the gastric, small and large intestines submucosal layer.
(18) I think a long time ago television passed up movies in terms of a reasonable and balanced portrayal of gay characters.
(19) With grievous amazement, never self-pitying but sometimes bordering on a sort of numbed wonderment, Levi records the day-to-day personal and social history of the camp, noting not only the fine gradations of his own descent, but the capacity of some prisoners to cut a deal and strike a bargain, while others, destined by their age or character for the gas ovens, follow "the slope down to the bottom, like streams that run down to the sea".
(20) I still can’t figure out who this is aimed at: I’m imagining characters who think they’re in Wolf of Wall Street, with such an inflated sense of entitlement that even al desko meals need to come with Michelin tags.
(adv.) In a personal manner; by bodily presence; in person; not by representative or substitute; as, to deliver a letter personally.
(adv.) With respect to an individual; as regards the person; individually; particularly.
(adv.) With respect to one's individuality; as regards one's self; as, personally I have no feeling in the matter.
(1) Correction for within-person variation in urinary excretion increased this partial correlation coefficient between intake and excretion to 0.59 (95% CI = 0.03 to 0.87).
(2) The analysis is based on the personal experience of the authors with 117 cases and the review of 223 cases published in the literature.
(3) This finding is of major importance for persons treated with diltiazem who engage in sport.
(4) 119 representatives of this population were checked in their sexual contacts; of these, 13 persons proved to be infected with HIV.
(5) Large gender differences were found in the correlations between the RAS, CR, run frequency, and run duration with the personality, mood, and locus of control scores.
(6) The idea that 80% of an engineer's time is spent on the day job and 20% pursuing a personal project is a mathematician's solution to innovation, Brin says.
(7) Why bother to put the investigators, prosecutors, judge, jury and me through this if one person can set justice aside, with the swipe of a pen.
(8) But becoming that person in a traditional society can be nothing short of social suicide.
(9) The results suggest that RPE cannot be used reliably as a surrogate for direct pulse measurement in exercise training of persons with acute dysvascular amputations.
(10) Polygraphic recordings during sleep were performed on 18 elderly persons (age range: 64-100 years).
(11) Parents believed they should try to normalize their child's experiences, that interactions with health care professionals required negotiation and assertiveness, and that they needed some support person(s) outside of the family.
(12) Caries-related bacteriological and biochemical factors were studied in 12 persons with low and 11 persons with normal salivary-secretion rates before and after a four-week period of frequent mouthrinses with 10% sorbitol solution (adaptation period).
(13) Hypnosis might be looked upon as a method by which an unscrupulous person could sustain such a state of powerlessness in a victim.
(14) Urine tests in six patients with other kidney diseases and with uraemia and in seven healthy persons did not show this substance.
(15) Size of household was the most important predictor of both the total level of household food expenditures and the per person level.
(16) An additional 1.3% of the persons studied needed this operation, but were unfit for surgery.
(17) The results indicated that 48% of the sample either regularly checked their own skin or had it checked by another person (such as a spouse), and 17% had been screened by a general practitioner in the preceding 12 months.
(18) Of 573 tests in 127 persons, a positive response occurred in 68 tests of 51 patients.
(19) Also, it is often the case that trustees or senior leadership are in said positions because they have personal relationships with the founder.
(20) Fifteen patients of acute intermittent porphyria (AIP) were detected out of 2500 persons of Maheshwari community surveyed.