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Synonyms for distinctive feature

an odd or unusual characteristic

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10 coins in 14 designs and the public has been informed of their distinctive features through Press Releases (list appended).
Distinctive features Obverse: Coat of Arms, the name of the country (Sultanate of Oman), the name of Central Bank of Oman, and Denomination in Arabic and English.
This workbook for speech-language pathology students and clinicians describes phonological processes and distinctive features as a means to assess and describe error patterns in the speech of children with phonological disabilities.
We named these components Distinctive Features (Doicin, 2001; 2002).
Forms of life," argued one designer on the witness stand, "began abruptly through an intelligent agency, with their distinctive features already intact, fish with fins and scales, birds with feathers, beaks, and wings.
The Morris Companies completely renovated the property in 1988 and converted it into an award-winning apartment complex that retained much of its historic character and architecturally distinctive features.
Even low-cost producers must have distinctive features and functions or the consumer will go elsewhere.
The board told teachers to refer students to Of Pandas and People, a text favored by many creationists that defines ID as the belief "that various forms of life began abruptly through an intelligent agency, with their distinctive features already intact--fish with fins and scales, birds with feathers, beaks, and wings, etc.
One of its most distinctive features is its many lakes and waterways.
This series, which was originally designed to offer engineers choices that were unavailable or limited in their functionality, has many distinctive features that make it suitable for large a/v and broadcast markets.
The demonstration confirms that Platel is adamant about preserving the distinctive features of French schooling like epaulement and deportment, harking back to ballet's aristocratic origins.
Many distinctive features in the way divorce is handled in Japan today can be explained by examining early modern practices.
The room's most distinctive features include a wood marquetry panel of the North Atlantic, where passengers could once track the ship's progress, and a faded tapestry depicting English country life (the Queen Mary 2 continues this tradition in its Britannia Restaurant with a towering tapestry of the QM2's prow).
The distinctive features of the various types of dies are described in detail.
One of the Discovery's distinctive features has gone, however.