distinguishing trait

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This circumstance, however, only endeared it to my wife, who, as I have already said, possessed, in a high degree, that humanity of feeling which had once been my distinguishing trait, and the source of many of my simplest and purest pleasures.
Many physicists say they would like to know whether the compound expels magnetic fields, a distinguishing trait of superconductors.
The department therefore also analyses the means various organisations use to lure consumers as well as the distinguishing trait they adopt against their competitors.
Hay might have famously called it "a splendid little war," which was no doubt a small concession to Roosevelt's imperialism--but he hoped it would be concluded with "that fine good nature, which is, after all, the distinguishing trait of the American character" (p.
In a third study of 317 participants, the researchers found that usefulness was integrated with the other factors and did not stand on its own as a distinguishing trait of coolness.
Apple may be defined by its wildly popular products and gadgets, but the one distinguishing trait that sets Apple apart from its rivals like Google and Microsoft is taste.
Indeed, Italian mechanics epitomise the "Made in Italy" concept--though generally perceived in connection with consumer and fashion goods, yet it actually derives from the integration between technology and the manual craftsmanship which constitutes the distinguishing trait of Italian production in the international marketplace.
In such circumstances, his distinguishing trait is being able to set out a team that might be able hold opponents at bay but also occasionally push them back.
Service and Solution Oriented: Service is a distinguishing trait for all Gallagher divisions.
But Joel Harrison cites Sheppard's hypervirtuosity as a distinguishing trait.
One distinguishing trait of the current war coverage is the collapse of Western dominance of the information being broadcast.
Schwartz said the distinguishing trait of pedophiles is a strong attraction to children, which is often disguised to appear nonsexual.