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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·tinct /dɪˈstɪŋ(k)t/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·tinct a.
 1. Distinguished; having the difference marked; separated by a visible sign; marked out; specified. [Obs.]
 Wherever thus created -- for no place
 Is yet distinct by name.   --Milton.
 2. Marked; variegated. [Obs.]
 The which [place] was dight
 With divers flowers distinct with rare delight.   --Spenser.
 3. Separate in place; not conjunct; not united by growth or otherwise; -- with from.
    The intention was that the two armies which marched out together should afterward be distinct.   --Clarendon.
 4. Not identical; different; individual.
    To offend, and judge, are distinct offices.   --Shak.
 5. 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.
    Relation more particular and distinct.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- Separate; unconnected; disjoined; different; clear; plain; conspicuous; obvious.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·tinct v. t. To distinguish. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: 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" [ant: indistinct]
      2: (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"
         [syn: distinguishable]
      3: constituting a separate entity or part; "a government with
         three discrete divisions"; "on two distinct occasions"
         [syn: discrete]
      4: recognizable; marked; "noticed a distinct improvement"; "at
         a distinct (or decided) disadvantage" [syn: decided]
      5: 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" [syn: clear-cut, trenchant]