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    distinct - Dictionary definition and meaning for word distinct

    (adj) (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality
    Synonyms : distinguishable
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    (adj) easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined
    Example Sentence
    • a distinct flavor
    • a distinct odor of turpentine
    • a distinct outline
    • the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette
    • distinct fingerprints
    (adj) constituting a separate entity or part
    Synonyms : discrete
    Example Sentence
    • a government with three discrete divisions
    • on two distinct occasions
    (adj) recognizable; marked
    Synonyms : decided
    Example Sentence
    • noticed a distinct improvement
    • at a distinct (or decided) disadvantage
    (adj) clearly or sharply defined to the mind
    Synonyms : clear-cut , trenchant
    Example Sentence
    • clear-cut evidence of tampering
    • Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest
    • trenchant distinctions between right and wrong
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for distinct

distinct species..species,that can u cleary identified or seperated.

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