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distinct meaning

EN[dɪˈstɪŋ(k)t]
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WDistinct
  • Two or more things are distinct if no two of them are the same thing.
  • AdjectiveCOMmore distinctSUPmost distinctPREdis-
    1. Capable of being perceived very clearly.
      1. The single-imaging optic of the mammalian eye offers some distinct visual advantages. Such lenses can take in photons from a wide range of angles, increasing light sensitivity. They also have high spatial resolution, resolving incoming images in minute detail.
    2. Different from one another (with the preferable adposition being "from").
      1. “Yes, there are two distinct sets of footprints, both wearing rubber shoes—one I think ordinary plimsolls, the other goloshes,” replied the sergeant.
    3. Noticeably different from others; distinctive.
      1. Olga's voice is quite distinct because of her accent. ‎
    4. Separate in place; not conjunct or united; with from.
      1. OBS Distinguished; having the difference marked; separated by a visible sign; marked out; specified.
        1. OBS Marked; variegated.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • In heterodisomic UPD, two distinct homologous chromosomes are received from one parent, indicating that an error took place during meiosis I.
            • Additionally, two distinct absorption bands at 944 and 1180 nm were also filtered in order to minimize superficial overheating and exsiccosis.
            • We also modified Character 25 from a binary to a multistate character by adding the primitive condition of lacking a distinct postorbital horncore.

        Meaning of distinct for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "distinct" is an adjective.
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