hallmark hallmark  /ˈhɑl ˌmɑrk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a distinctive characteristic or attribute
  2. (n) a mark on an article of trade to indicate its origin and authenticity

Usage(s):

  1. In a word: simplicitythe transparent ease of use that is the hallmark of Apple's entire product line, including the Music Store.
  2. The hallmark of modern pop culture is that everyone's famous and nobody's shocked.
  3. Thanks in no small part to Shih's pioneering example, the integrated-supply-chain model is now the hallmark of PC contract manufacturing worldwide.

News

  1. Hallmark has choices on Crown Media stake

    The Kansas City-based greeting card pioneer lists many possibilities for its 90 percent ownership of the parent company for the Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: The Kansas City Star

  2. Hallmark Cards Says It May Take Crown Media Private

    The disclosure in an unusually dense SEC filing led to a 19.2% pop today in the share price for the parent of the Hallmark Channel , taking it to a two-year high. The greeting card company already controls 90.3% of Crown Media . It says in the filing that a standstill agreement will expire at the end of 2013. As a result, Hallmark and its subsidiaries are “evaluating their investment.” Options ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Deadline Hollywood

  3. Lemont Hallmark store closing

    LEMONT – Jean's Hallmark Shop, 1256 State St., Lemont, is closing, as advertised by a sign in front of the store. The store's owner did not immediately return phone calls requesting comments.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Huntley Farmside

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Quotes

  1. "My biggest frustration remained the president's unwillingness to wield his veto against out-of-control spending," Greenspan writes. "Not exercising the veto power became a hallmark of the Bush presidency. ...... To my mind, Bush's...
    on Sep 15, 2007 By: Alan Greenspan Source: SunJournal.com (subscription)

  2. "My differences with him are not personal; they are with the policies he has proposed in this campaign. Because while John McCain can legitimately tout moments of independence from his party in the past, such independence has not been the hallmark...
    on Jun 4, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

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