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  1. clearly or sharply defined to the mind; "clear-cut evidence of tampering"; "Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest"; "trenchant distinctions between right and wrong" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. recognizable; marked; "noticed a distinct improvement"; "at a distinct (or decided) disadvantage" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. constituting a separate entity or part; "a government with three discrete divisions"; "on two distinct occasions" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined; "a distinct flavor"; "a distinct odor of turpentine"; "a distinct outline"; "the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette"; "distinct fingerprints" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality; "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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  6. Distinguished; having the difference marked; separated by a visible sign; marked out; specified. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Marked; variegated. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Not identical; different; individual. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. So separated as not to be confounded with any other thing; not liable to be misunderstood; not confused; well-defined; clear; as, we have a distinct or indistinct view of a prospect. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To distinguish. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. Distinctness. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. Separate in place; not conjunct; not united by growth or otherwise; - with from. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Separate; different; clear; plain. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. Distinetly. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. Separate: different: well-defined: clear. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. DISTINCTLY. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. Clear; plain; disjoined; separate. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. Definitely separated; separate; clearly defined; variegated. See Distinguish. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. Not the same in number or kind; separate; clear; different; plain; obvious; not confused. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  20. Separate in place; not conjunct; not united by growth or otherwise; -- with from. mso.anu.edu.au
  21. dis-tingkt', adj. separate: different: well-defined: clear: (Spens., Milt.) adorned.--adj. DISTINCTIVE, marking or expressing difference.--adv. DISTINCT'IVELY.--n. DISTINCT'IVENESS.--adv. DISTINCT'LY.--ns. DISTINCT'NESS; DISTINCT'URE, distinctness. [See DISTINGUISH.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  22. Not identical, separate, individual, different in quality or kind, unlike, (from, or abs.); clearly perceptible, plaint, definite; unmistakable, decided, positive. Hence distinctly adv., distinctness n. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  23. Different; apart; clear, unconfused; marked out, specified. Complete Dictionary
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