|(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.
|Easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined.|
A distinct flavor.
A distinct odor of turpentine.
A distinct outline.
The ship appeared as a distinct silhouette.
|Constituting a separate entity or part.|
A government with three discrete divisions.
On two distinct occasions.
Noticed a distinct improvement.
At a distinct (or decided) disadvantage.
|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.