An example of characterization is development of the characteristics and mannerisms of Ritchie Valens by Lou Diamond Phillips in the movie La Bamba.
- the act of characterizing
- the delineation of character or creation of characters in a play, story, etc.
- The act or an instance of characterizing.
- A description of qualities or peculiarities: a list of places of interest, with brief characterizations of each.
- Representation of a character or characters on the stage or in writing, especially by imitating or describing actions, gestures, or speeches.
characterization - Computer Definition
A rather long and fancy word for analyzing a system or process and measuring its "characteristics." For example, a Web characterization would yield the number of current sites on the Web, types of sites, annual growth, etc.