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形容词明显的，清楚的; 卓越的，不寻常的; 有区别的; 确切的
1. Keep the two ideas distinct.
2. Those two suggestions are quite distinct from each other.
3. You should make your writing distinct.
4. The earth's shadow on the moon was quite distinct.
5. The twins had distinct tastes.
2. 區別：今日有些教导坚持,在神格里有三个位格 (three personalities并说父、子和那灵不仅有区别(distinct),并且是分开的(separate更有些人相信神格是一个大家庭,由三个个别的成员所组成.
3. 不同：这并不成问题,不过,有时您也许希望仅仅列出不同(distinct)的值. 数据库中的表可通过键将彼此联系起来. 主键(Primary Key)是一个列,在这个列中的每一行的值都是唯一的. 在表中,每个主键的值都是唯一的. 这样做的目的是在不重复每个表中的所有数据的情况下,
If something is distinct from something else of the same type, it is different or separate from it.
e.g. Engineering and technology are disciplines distinct from one another and from science...
e.g. This book is divided into two distinct parts.
...a banking industry with two distinctly different sectors.
If something is distinct, you can hear, see, or taste it clearly.
e.g. ...to impart a distinct flavor with a minimum of cooking fat.
I distinctly heard the loudspeaker calling passengers for the Turin-Amsterdam flight.
If an idea, thought, or intention is distinct, it is clear and definite.
e.g. Now that Tony was no longer present, there was a distinct change in her attitude...
e.g. I have distinct memories of him in his last years.
I distinctly remember wishing I had not got involved.
You can use distinct to emphasize that something is great enough in amount or degree to be noticeable or important.
e.g. Being 6ft 3in tall has some distinct disadvantages!
e.g. Another Cup marathon between the two sides is now a distinct possibility.
His government is looking distinctly shaky.
If you say that you are talking about one thing as distinct from another, you are indicating exactly which thing you mean.
e.g. There's a lot of evidence that oily fish, as distinct from fatty meat, has a beneficial effect.
1. clearly or sharply defined to the mind
e.g. clear-cut evidence of tampering
Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest
trenchant distinctions between right and wrong
e.g. noticed a distinct improvement
at a distinct (or decided) disadvantage
3. easy to perceive
especially clearly outlined
e.g. a distinct flavor
a distinct odor of turpentine
a distinct outline
the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette
4. (often followed by `from') not alike
different in nature or quality
e.g. 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
5. constituting a separate entity or part
e.g. a government with three discrete divisions
on two distinct occasions