Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to features.

Etymologies

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feature +‎ -al

Examples

  • Researchers concluded women tend to concentrate on "featural" aspects, rather than "spatial" ones when trying to remember information – possibly explaining the different abilities between the sexes in reading maps.

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  • And — Golly! — how their faces jutted, sloped, sagged and swelled, in every kind of featural disharmony.

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  • Another group was asked to form a detailed impression ( "featural" mindset) noting positive and negative features.

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  • But ere the evening was over, Donal saw there was no featural resemblance between the two faces, and was puzzled to understand how the two expressions came to be so like: as they sat it seemed in the silence as if they were the same person thinking in two shapes and two places.

    Donal Grant, by George MacDonald

  • Functionally the patterns of featural transfer suggest that perceptual learning of temporal order may be optimised to object-centered rather than viewer-centered constraints.

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  • Also, however the Koreans might teach, their language works rather differently to ours, using a featural rather than alphabetic writing system - so comparisons are dubious.

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  • "Consumers with a configural mindset differentiate more after distraction because they can rely on mental product representations that are more coherent than those of consumers with a featural mindset," the author explains.

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  • This reduces variability of low-level featural information among different emotion conditions,

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