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distinct

1. Maths Logic (of a pair of entities) not identical
2. Botany (of parts of a plant) not joined together; separate
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Was this a dream--this wonderfully distinct vision- -minute in its distinctness down to a patch of rainbow light on the pavement, transmitted through a coloured lamp in the shape of a star--of a strange city, quite unfamiliar to my imagination?
But if any shifting motion caused her to turn pale there was the mark again, a crimson stain upon the snow, in what Aylmer sometimes deemed an almost fearful distinctness.
He was speaking in a deadened voice which had yet a preternatural distinctness.
He retraced his steps, taking up his candle, burnt, he observed, well-nigh to the socket, and marking again, lighten it as he would, the distinctness of his footfall; after which, in a moment, he knew himself at the other side of the house.
The sound of a clear, high voice in a monotonous singsong now rang out behind him and came across the water with a distinctness that pierced and subdued all other sounds, even the beating of the ripples in his ears.
A window was thrown up in one of the upper floors, but just round the corner of the house so that I could not see it; and a voice of terrible distinctness was heard shouting across the dark garden to know where Lord Falconroy was, for he was missing from every room in the house.
It faced westward, and though gloom prevailed inside, there was still light enough without to see with distinctness.
She held the light at the same level, and it drew out with the same distinctness her slim young throat and the brown wrist no bigger than a child's.
In reference," proceeds the Chancellor with extra distinctness, "to the young girl and boy, the two young people"--Mr.
Beneath the brilliant light of Mars' two glorious moons the whole scene presented itself in vivid distinctness.
His adjectives were too foul for print; they were given with such a special effort at distinctness, however, that I was smiling one instant, and giving thanks the next that Eva Denison had not come forward with her guardian.
On the other side crags and trees and snowy houses were reflected in the lake with a wonderful distinctness, and streams of light from many a distant window shot far abroad over the still waters.