Character(s) may refer to:
Art and entertainment
- Character (arts), an agent in a work of art, including literature, drama, cinema, opera, etc.
- Character (1997 film), based on the novel by Dutch author Ferdinand Bordewijk
- Character (album), by Dark Tranquillity
- Characters (album), by Stevie Wonder
- Character Options, a toy company
- The Characters, a book by the Greek philosopher Theophrastus
Mathematics, science and technology
- Character (biology), the abstraction of an observable physical or biochemical trait of an organism
- Character (mathematics), a type of function used in algebra
- Character structure, a psychological system of personal traits
- Moral character, an evaluation of a particular individual's moral qualities
- Game character (disambiguation), various types of character in a video game or role playing game
- Character (computing), a unit of information roughly corresponding to a grapheme
- Character (symbol), a sign or symbol
- Chinese character, a written language symbol (sinogram) used in Chinese, Japanese, and other languages
- Character (income tax), a type of income for tax purposes in the USA
- Sacramental character, a Catholic teaching
- All pages beginning with "Character"
- All pages with titles containing "Character"
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Character — • A consideration of the term as it is used in psychology and ethics Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Character Character † … Catholic encyclopedia
Character — Char ac*ter, n. [L., an instrument for marking, character, Gr. ?, fr. ? to make sharp, to cut into furrows, to engrave: cf. F. caract[ e]re.] [1913 Webster] 1. A distinctive mark; a letter, figure, or symbol. [1913 Webster] It were much to be… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Character — Студий … Википедия
character — Fowler (1926) argued that character should not be used (1) as an alternative to forming abstract nouns in ness, ity, etc., e.g. • Every housing site has its own unique character Country Life, 1972 [instead of uniqueness or…is unique], and (2) in… … Modern English usage
character — [kar′ək tər, kar′iktər] n. [ME carecter < OFr caractère < L character, an engraving instrument < Gr charaktēr < charassein, to engrave < charax, pointed stake] 1. a distinctive mark 2. a) any letter, figure, or symbol used in… … English World dictionary
character — [n1] individuality appearance, aspect, attribute, badge, bent, caliber, cast, complex, complexion, constitution, crasis, disposition, emotions, estimation, ethos, frame, frame of mind, genius, grain, habit, humor, kind, makeup, mettle, mood,… … New thesaurus
character — I (an individual) noun being, body, figure, human, human being, man, mortal, party, person, personage, personality, self determined being, somebody, someone II (personal quality) noun animus, aspects, attribute, bent, characteristic mood,… … Law dictionary
Character — (engl.: „Charakter“ oder „Schriftzeichen“) steht für: Char (Datentyp), einen Datentyp in der Informationstechnologie Character (Album), ein Album der Metalband Dark Tranquillity Character indelebilis, untilgbares Merkmal, Begriff aus der… … Deutsch Wikipedia
character — (n.) early 14c., from O.Fr. caractere (13c., Mod.Fr. caractère), from L. character, from Gk. kharakter engraved mark, also symbol or imprint on the soul, from kharassein to engrave, from kharax pointed stake, from PIE root *gher to scrape,… … Etymology dictionary
character — n 1 Character, symbol, sign, mark are comparable in the specific sense of an arbitrary or conventional device that is used in writing and in printing, but is neither a word nor a phrase nor a picture. Character suggests the distinctive form or… … New Dictionary of Synonyms