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Feature may refer to:


Science and analysis[edit]

  • Feature data, in geographic information systems, comprise information about an entity with a geographic location
  • Features, in audio signal processing, an aim to capture specific aspects of audio signals in a numeric way
  • Feature (archaeology), any dug, built, or dumped evidence of human activity


  • Feature film, a film with a running time long enough to be considered the principal or sole film to fill a program
  • Feature story, a piece of non-fiction writing about news
  • Radio documentary (feature), a radio program devoted to covering a particular topic in some depth, usually with a mixture of commentary and sound pictures
  • A feature as a guest appearance



  • Feature (linguistics), a property of a class of linguistic items which describes individual members of that class
  • Distinctive feature, the most basic unit of structure that can be analyzed by phonetics and phonology

Other uses[edit]

  • The Feature, a film collaboration between filmmakers Michel Auder and Andrew Neel
  • The Feature (originally named Give Me Something to Read), a standalone website that features a few high-quality, long-form, nonfiction articles every day from Instapaper's most frequently saved articles

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