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Distinct

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Adjective

1. distinct, distinguishable

(often followed by from') not alike; different in nature or quality

Example Sentences:
'plants of several distinct types'
'the word nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses'
'gold is distinct from iron'
'a tree related to but quite distinct from the European beech'
'management had interests quite distinct from those of their employees'

2. distinct

easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined

Example Sentences:
'a distinct flavor'
'a distinct odor of turpentine'
'a distinct outline'
'the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette'
'distinct fingerprints'

3. discrete, distinct

constituting a separate entity or part

Example Sentences:
'a government with three discrete divisions'
'on two distinct occasions'

4. decided, distinct

recognizable; marked

Example Sentences:
'noticed a distinct improvement'
'at a distinct (or decided) disadvantage'

5. clear-cut, distinct, trenchant

clearly or sharply defined to the mind

Example Sentences:
'clear-cut evidence of tampering'
'Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest'
'trenchant distinctions between right and wrong'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Distinct

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adjective
1. 
easily sensed or understood; clear; precise
2. (when postpositive, foll by from)
not the same (as); separate (from); distinguished (from)
3. 
not alike; different
4. 
sharp; clear
5. 
recognizable; definite
a distinct improvement
6. 
explicit; unequivocal
7. mathematics, logic
(of a pair of entities) not identical
8. botany
(of parts of a plant) not joined together; separate

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Distinct

see synonyms of distinct
adjective
1. 
not alike; different
2. 
not the same; separate; individual
3. 
clearly perceived or marked off; clear; plain
a distinct image
4. 
well-defined; unmistakable; definite
a distinct success
5.  OLD-FASHIONED, Poetic
decorated or variegated

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Distinct

see synonyms of distinct
adj.
1. Readily distinguishable from all others; discrete: on two distinct occasions.
2. Easily perceived by the senses: a distinct flavor.
3. Clearly defined; unquestionable: at a distinct disadvantage.

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