- characteristic velocity,
- characteristic x-ray,
Origin of charactery
Examples from the Web for charactery
So in Keats: "Before high-piled books in charactery Hold like rich garners the full-ripen'd grain."
II.125 charactery: "writing by characters or strange marks."
Here is a shell; 'tis pearly blank to me, Nor mark'd with any sign or charactery– Canst thou read aught?Endymion|John Keats