featured

Definitions

  • Featuring a winged scarab design
    Featuring a winged scarab design
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj featured having facial features as specified; usually used in combination "a grim-featured man"
    • adj featured made a feature or highlight; given prominence "a featured actor","a featured item at the sale"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Showing position of columns and other features Showing position of columns and other features
Featuring floral and foliage design Featuring floral and foliage design
Features a large carved figure and a frieze of smaller figures Features a large carved figure and a frieze of smaller figures
Showing rooms, doors, windows dome and other features Showing rooms, doors, windows dome and other features
Sample of the "Capital News and Feature Service" Sample of the "Capital News and Feature Service"
Features include imposing buildings, an obelisk and a fountain Features include imposing buildings, an obelisk and a fountain
The ornate fountain featuring mythological figures The ornate fountain featuring mythological figures
England and Wales, Surface Features England and Wales, Surface Features

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In the year 1790, there were two firsts in the United States; the first wholesale coffee roasting company, and the first newspaper advertisement featuring coffee.
    • Featured Having features; formed into features. "The well-stained canvas or the featured stone."
    • Featured Shaped; fashioned. "How noble, young, how rarely featured !"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The first safety feature for an automobile was invented in 1908 by John O'Leary. He patented a large net, to be installed on the front fender, to scoop pedestrians out of the way before they could be run over.
    • featured Having a certain make or shape; formed; fashioned.
    • featured Having features; exhibiting human features; having a certain cast of features.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The play Chantecler, written by French playwright Edmond Rostand, features a rooster as the major character.
    • adjs Featured with features well marked
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Quotations

  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    “Stillness and steadiness of features are signal marks of good breeding. Vulgar persons can't sit still, or at least must always work their limbs and features.”
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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    “Art is the child of Nature; yes, her darling child, in whom we trace the features of the mother's face, her aspect and her attitude.”
  • Langston Hughes
    Langston Hughes
    “No woman can be handsome by the force of features alone, any more that she can be witty by only the help of speech.”
  • Pablo Picasso
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    “Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.”
  • Sir William Osler
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    “The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals.”
  • Jane Austen
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    “With men he can be rational and unaffected, but when he has ladies to please, every feature works.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. faiture, from fut. part. of L. facĕre, to make.

Usage

In literature:

Similar features undoubtedly meet us in the study of sexual differences.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
The meeting room, as above described, seems to have been one of the chief features distinguishing a coffee house from a tavern.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
She lifted his upper body and turned him on his side, and she saw the beloved features, frost-white.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
Above, a beautiful Palladian window is one of the best features of the facade.
"The Colonial Architecture of Philadelphia" by Frank Cousins
One feature of the raid at Westcliff-on-Sea was that of sixty bombs dropped only a few struck in the town.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume IV (of 8)"
Then a curious sort of smile flitted across his features.
"The Night Riders" by Ridgwell Cullum
A curious feature of the Nationalist character is the profound contempt expressed for Nationalist M.P.'s.
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
The interior presents no less striking or noble features.
"The Cathedrals of Northern France" by Francis Miltoun
His consistency in every minor feature.
"Modern Painters Volume I (of V)" by John Ruskin
These were the thoughts which conjured on his bronzed, strong features, that pleasant half-smile of satisfaction.
"The Law-Breakers" by Ridgwell Cullum
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In poetry:

Hence over his sombre features
There flickers a ghostly smile,
As if he would say, "What matter?
Your cares are not worth while;
"The Postern Gate" by John Lawson Stoddard
What triumph swelled in Donald's breast,
And o'er his features spread.
When he his living mother prest,
And held the Eagle dead!
"The Eagle" by William Hayley
Welcome, all ye myriad creatures!
Brethren, take the kiss of love!
Yes, the starry realms above
Hide a Father's smiling features!
"Hymn To Joy" by Friedrich von Schiller
"Friend! wilt thou give me shelter here?"
The stranger meekly said;
And, leaning on his oaken staff,
The goodman's features read.
"The Exiles. 1660" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Then I shrieked and clung unto her,
While her features flushed and burned
As she told me it was father
From a foreign land returned.
"A Ballad" by James Whitcomb Riley
And fix'd and ghastly to the sight,
His strengthen'd features rose;
And bended was his graceful height,
And bloody were his clothes.
"Night Scenes Of Other Times" by Joanna Baillie

In news:

Lab Guard medical specimen bags also feature patented TearZone easy-open feature which, unlike perforated bags, eliminates leaks at the tear area so that other specimens can't be soiled.
Microsoft brings its out-of-date Hotmail service into the present with new social networking features, Windows Phone 7 connectivity and richer features.
The SaaS-based social technology platform now features a fully integrated version of Zoho Sheet, allowing users to create, edit and share online spreadsheets in real-time with additional key features and enhancements.
Featured entries will be in the following four categories: shorts (less than 30 minutes in length), features (more than 30 minutes in length) animation, and music video.
Supra 's Vision System features a new, wider LCD screen for 2012, making it easier to manage all your wakeboard boat's key features.
"CraftTexas 2012" This juried biennial show at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft purports to feature the best in Texas-made contemporary craft, and the 40 artists featured don't call that into question.
The sled features Polaris' new IQ chassis and features the same 866cc EFI two-stroke Liberty engine as the Fusion 900 and RMK 900.
New wireless features enable users to synchronize readings with its cloud-based website, download updates with the latest features and functionality, and wirelessly communicate any wireless-connected device.
The center features the Tradewind I model, a 2,527-square-foot home featuring a classical design with arched windows and rounded columns, and an open floor plan with split bedrooms and a three car garage.
The Hippodrome featured plays or vaudeville acts, then became the Liberty Theater and added movies and eventually featured films with such stars as Shirley Temple, Will Rogers and Janet Gaynor.
The 42-inch P42L1 features 1080p HD resolution, and the 32-inch P32L1 features 720p resolution.
The legendary Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach features 631 guest rooms and suites on 21 floors, and features 28 well-equipped meeting rooms with over 46,000 sq.
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It's the largest dinosaur yet to host feather -like features all over its body – features well preserved on three nearly complete, mostly intact fossil skeletons the team found.
Stars of Des McAnuff's Canadian and Broadway revival of Jesus Christ Superstar are featured in the other-worldly production of his new musical Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, featuring the music of The Flaming Lips.
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In science:

While feature A shows two extended parabolic tails, feature B appears much more diffusely.
Geysers in the Lagoon: new Herbig-Haro objects in M8
Thus it seems that not only are redshift estimates based on the 1.6-µm feature robust when a well-defined stellar bump is present in the midIR spectrum, but that meaningful upper limits can be placed even when this feature is absent (and the spectrum is not dominated by an AGN).
Wide-field mid-infrared and millimetre imaging of the high-redshift radio galaxy, 4C41.17
Our spectrum may indicate absorption features at this velocity, but further integration time is needed to determine if the features are real.
H3+ in Diffuse Interstellar Clouds: a Tracer for the Cosmic-Ray Ionization Rate
It also seems that there are small absorption features on the shorter wavelength shoulders of the main features.
H3+ in Diffuse Interstellar Clouds: a Tracer for the Cosmic-Ray Ionization Rate
Two velocity components reported by Gredel & M¨unch (1986) match well with the centers of the double peaked features and the shoulder features, making the detections more believable.
H3+ in Diffuse Interstellar Clouds: a Tracer for the Cosmic-Ray Ionization Rate
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