Dis*tinct" (?), a. [L.
distinctus, p. p. of distinguere: cf. F.
distinct. See Distinguish.] 1.
Distinguished; having the difference marked; separated by a
visible sign; marked out; specified. [Obs.]
Wherever thus created -- for no place Milton.
Is yet distinct by name.
2. Marked; variegated. [Obs.]
The which [place] was dight
With divers flowers distinct with rare delight.
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.
4. Not identical; different;
To offend, and judge, are distinct
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
Relation more particular and
Syn. -- Separate; unconnected; disjoined; different; clear;
plain; conspicuous; obvious.
Dis*tinct" (?), v. t. To
distinguish. [Obs.] Rom. of R.