Clearly separate and different from something else, and therefore easily recognisable.
Two or more things are distinct if no two of them are the same thing. In mathematics, two things are called distinct if they are not equal. In physics two things are distinct if they cannot be mapped to each other. ==Species or classes== ==In mathematics== ===Example=== A quadratic equation over the complex numbers has two roots. and thus has as r...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Distinct
- (often followed by `from`) not alike 2. [adj] - easy to perceive 3. [adj] - recognizableFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=distinct
• (a.) Distinguished; having the difference marked; separated by a visible sign; marked out; specified. • (a.) Not identical; different; individual. • (a.) 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 prospe...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/distinct/
recognizable; marked; `noticed a distinct improvement`; `at a distinct (or decided) disadvantage`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
Very different from something else. Clear.
Example: Some butterflies have very distinct markings on their wings.
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[ Latin distinctus
, past participle of distinguere
: confer French distinct
. See Distinguish
Distinguished; having the difference marked; separated by a visible sign; marked out; specified. [ Obsolete] « Wherever thus created -- f...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/D/97
Dis·tinct' transitive verb
To distinguish. [ Obsolete] Rom. of R. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/D/97
constituting a separate entity or partFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/932902
having separate, like parts, those not at all joined to each other, often describing the petals on a flower (compare united)Found on http://www.calflora.net/botanicalnames/botanicalterms.html
having separate, like parts, those not at all joined to each other, often describing the petals on a flower (compare united)Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21767
not alike; different in nature or qualityFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/1162486
Separate - not connate or otherwise united or fused - easily distinguishable, evident or obviousFound on http://orchidfetish.com/glossary.html
Separate - not connate or otherwise united or fused - easily distinguishable, evident or obviousFound on http://www.orchidspecies.com/glossary.htm
separate or free, not united.Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_botanical_terms
Separate; not united with parts in the same series.Found on http://www.gardenology.org/wiki/Glossary_of_Gardening_Terms
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