Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun descriptor

2 senses of descriptor

Sense 1
form, word form, signifier, descriptor -- (the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something; "the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached")
       => word -- (a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning")

Sense 2
descriptor -- (a piece of stored information that is used to identify an item in an information storage and retrieval system)
       => information -- (knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction)

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