distinctive feature

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Synonyms for distinctive feature

an odd or unusual characteristic

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The cookware's most distinctive feature is its spider handle, a criss-cross design raised high enough above the surface of the cover that it can double as a trivet.
The researchers said the findings suggested that risk-taking must be a "distinctive feature" of gender, adding that it offered a likely explanation for the differences in female and male leadership styles.
The new facility's most distinctive feature is its roof, which is internally referred to as the "undulating halo," said Cochran.
To claim either of the items, proof of purchase or the ability to describe an individual or distinctive feature of the jewellery will be necessary..
For example, "spin-off ventures that are invested in and wholly owned by universities, operated and owned jointly with other entities, or partially invested in by universities have become a distinctive feature of China's innovation system." However, they find "the outstanding puzzling feature of China's innovative capacity to date is the less than stellar performance of its public sector in providing a means to steer the overall technological development of the country through its catch-up stage."
The wide choice of colors and tints is the distinctive feature of Rastsvet special coatings.
MAKE a distinctive feature on a wall with a set of five round mirrors in various sizes.
Let us consider that a Simple Distinctive Feature (shortly, Distinctive Feature, abbreviated DF) is the simplest constructive piece of a part--made from a surface or a group of surfaces that can be machined together--in which a part can be divided (the atom of the part).
A marvellous selection of watchmaking parts of exception, incorporating an exquisite alliance of baguette and brilliant cut diamond settings, in a masterly interpretation of the famous "Imperial Columns", which are a distinctive feature of the middle parts and bezels of timepieces made by the House of DeWitt.
A distinctive feature of Catholic social teaching, for example, is its concern for the poor--which prompts some to align the Church with the left side of the political spectrum.
This distinctive feature prevents manufacturers from experiencing downtime due to unscheduled stoppage of machinery.
This rosin's distinctive feature is that it is tall oil based and contains acid functionality (-COOH), making it compatible in a wide range of elastomers, according to the company.
One distinctive feature will be a wide fixed glass roof that creates more natural interior light for occupants.
The most distinctive feature, however, is surely Liam Noble's fifteen original compositions in the styles of these pianists.