verb (used with object), fea·tured, fea·tur·ing.
verb (used without object), fea·tured, fea·tur·ing.
- feature story,
Origin of feature
Examples from the Web for features
He reminisces about the features of Texas life that make Texas its own, distinctive community.
There is an expanded place-name index with more than 150,000 entries, and separate undersea, Moon, and Mars features.
Its 8-megapixel camera, inclusive of true-tone and dual-LED f/2.2 aperture flashes, features optical image stabilization.
She also features a more natural face than the one of docile serenity so often bestowed on the Queen of Heaven.
It features on its front and back covers an intricate “original” design, embossed in gold.
Something like a smile attempted to contract the Indian's features; but the attempt was not a happy one, and stopped at a grimace.The Gold-Seekers|Gustave Aimard
Other features are a rose garden, enclosed in the ripest of all the old red walls, and a model farm.Denis Dent|Ernest W. Hornung
All these features are now given to the shingle by modern machines.Inventions in the Century|William Henry Doolittle
"I do not understand you, seigneur," rejoined Lodgard, while his features assumed an arrogant and scornful expression.The Bath Keepers, v.2 (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume VIII)|Charles Paul de Kock
The face which she turned towards us was of the strangest livid tint, and the features were absolutely devoid of any expression.
Word Origin for feature
"parts of the visible body" (especially the face), c.1300, from feature (n.).
early 14c., "make, form, fashion," from Anglo-French feture, from Old French faiture "deed, action; fashion, shape, form; countenance," from Latin factura "a formation, a working," from past participle stem of facere "make, do, perform" (see factitious). Sense of "facial characteristic" is mid-14c.; that of "any distinctive part" first recorded 1690s. Entertainment sense is from 1801; in journalism by 1855. Meaning "a feature film" is from 1913.
1755, "to resemble," from feature (n.). The sense of "make special display or attraction of" is 1888; entertainment sense from 1897. Related: Featured; featuring.