- enPR: trāt, IPA: /tɹeɪt/
- (traditional British pronunciation, now virtually obsolete) enPR: trā, IPA: /tɹeɪ/
trait (plural traits)
- (biology, psychology) An identifying characteristic, habit or trend.
- Synonyms: characteristic
- 2003, Robert S. Siegler, Judy S. DeLoache, Nancy Eisenberg, How Children Develop, Macmillan (ISBN 9781572592490), page 89:
- Turning to our second trait, if you have straight hair, then both of your parents must carry an allele for this trait.
- The number one personality trait I hate is hypocrisy. Why can't you be consistent!?
- (object-oriented) An uninstantiable collection of methods that provides functionality to a class by using the class’s own interface.
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- Traits are somewhat between an interface and a mixin.
- French: trait
- German: Eigenschaft
- Italian: caratteristica, tratto
- Portuguese: traço, peculiaridade
- Russian: черта́
- Spanish: rasgo, característica, (biology) carácter