verb (used with object), char·ac·ter·ized, char·ac·ter·iz·ing.
IS YOUR DESERT PLANT KNOWLEDGE SUCCULENT OR DRIED UP?
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Elbridge Gerry, was characterized by his political opponents as a monstrous beast, the Gerrymander, rather than a more conventional shape.
Trying to speed up science carries many risks, especially for a novel virus like this one, which is not well understood nor easily characterized.6 questions that must be answered in the race for a vaccine|jakemeth|September 15, 2020|Fortune
Both observe in submillimeter wavelengths that stretch from far infrared to microwave, which allows scientists to more closely characterize the chemical composition of the atmosphere.Gas spotted in Venus’s clouds could be a sign of alien life|Neel Patel|September 14, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Atkins characterized the bill as a victim of a timing failure and foot-dragging by the Assembly, which didn’t allow it enough time to get that final Senate vote.Sacramento Report: 3 Takeaways From a Wild Legislative Session|Sara Libby|September 4, 2020|Voice of San Diego
A childhood characterized by hardship, negligence or abuse can also alter the neuroendocrine system that regulates how the body responds to stress.Puberty can repair the brain’s stress responses after hardship early in life|Esther Landhuis|August 28, 2020|Science News
They are often characterized as benevolent and admirable; when we do the same, we are angry and unreasonable.
The founder of Valor por Tamaulipas disputes this version of events and has characterized it as disinformation.She Tweeted Against the Mexican Cartels. They Tweeted Her Murder.|Jason McGahan|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This dramatic increase may simply be a matter of reporting—more crimes are being reported and characterized as anti-LGBT.Is Brooklyn Becoming Unsafe for Gays? It Depends On Which Ones|Jay Michaelson|October 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It's a terrifying disease, characterized by spasms and sometimes followed by fatal bleeding from the nose and mouth.
Frazier characterized the weakened bill as a first step in a yearslong battle.‘Degree Mills’ Are Exploiting Veterans and Making Millions Off the GI Bill|Aaron Glantz|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Miocene beds are also marine and are characterized by an abundant molluscan fauna.
This was in obedience to that thirst after wealth which characterized the taking possession of America.The Social Evolution of the Argentine Republic|Ernesto Quesada
His school career is characterized by truancy, and he never made an effort at an industrial career.Studies in Forensic Psychiatry|Bernard Glueck
No one characterized this story fitly, for all perceived that the Arabian must know its nature very well.
The first of these was characterized by the predominance of Renaissance factors over those which were more properly plateresque.A History of Spain|Charles E. Chapman