DefiningCharacteristic

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Is Abstract: 
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Definition: 

Use to attach one or more characteristics to the parent object. The defining characteristic supports the use of a controlled vocabulary and may provide a time period for which the classification is valid.

Property: 
NameCardinalityDatatypeDescription
characteristic
0..1
A characteristic which defines the area. These are often useful in terms of selection. For example a U.S. Block may be classified as Urban, Rural, or Mixed. The characteristic supports the use of a controlled vocabulary.
geographicTime
0..1
The time period for which the characteristic is valid.
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DDI 3.2: 
r:DefiningCharacteristicType
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Is property: 
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