distinctive quality


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  • distinctive quality — n. unique quality, distinctive attribute or characteristic …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quality — 1 Quality, property, character, attribute, accidentall denote one of the intelligible marks or indications by means of which a thing may be identified or its constitution be understood. Quality is the term of widest application and may designate… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • quality — I. noun (plural ties) Etymology: Middle English qualite, from Anglo French qualité, from Latin qualitat , qualitas, from qualis of what kind; akin to Latin qui who more at who Date: 14th century 1. a. peculiar and essential character ; nature …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • quality — qual·i·ty n pl ties 1: a special, distinctive, or essential character: as a: a character, position, or role assumed those acts of ownership, which the person called to the succession can only do in quality of heir Louisiana Civil Code b: the… …   Law dictionary

  • quality — [kwôl′ə tē, kwäl′ə tē] n. pl. qualities [ME qualite < OFr < L qualitas < qualis, of what kind: see QUALE] 1. any of the features that make something what it is; characteristic element; attribute 2. basic nature; character; kind 3. the… …   English World dictionary

  • Quality — Qual i*ty, n.; pl. {Qualities}. [F. qualit[ e], L. qualitas, fr. qualis how constituted, as; akin to E. which. See {Which}.] 1. The condition of being of such and such a sort as distinguished from others; nature or character relatively considered …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quality binding — Quality Qual i*ty, n.; pl. {Qualities}. [F. qualit[ e], L. qualitas, fr. qualis how constituted, as; akin to E. which. See {Which}.] 1. The condition of being of such and such a sort as distinguished from others; nature or character relatively… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quality Hotel Stoke on Trent (Stoke on Trent) — Quality Hotel Stoke on Trent country: United Kingdom, city: Stoke on Trent (Hanley) Quality Hotel Stoke on Trent Location The Quality Hotel Stoke on Trent is a distinctive property located in a prominent position close to the centre of this… …   International hotels

  • quality — ► NOUN (pl. qualities) 1) the degree of excellence of something as measured against other similar things. 2) general excellence. 3) a distinctive attribute or characteristic. 4) archaic high social standing. ORIGIN Latin qualitas, from qualis of… …   English terms dictionary

  • Distinctive unit insignia — A soldier inventories distinctive unit insignia devices at the Charles C. Carson Center for Mortuary Affairs. A Distinctive Unit Insignia (DUI) is a metal heraldic device worn by soldiers in the United States Army. The DUI design is derived from… …   Wikipedia