Definition of "traits" []

  • A characteristic feature or quality distinguishing a particular person or thing (noun)
  • A touch or stroke (noun)
  • Plural form of trait. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "traits" in a sentence
  • "That means, first, selection pressure for convergence on certain traits is weakened, which might in itself be a source of variety."
  • "Even though A and Z are connected by direct descent, A likely lacks certain traits that Z has and vice versa."
  • "Clades are found using multiple (sometimes hundreds) of traits from a number of species (or specimens) and analysing them statistically to find the most likely phylogenetic tree for the group."