## Distinct

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.

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### Some articles on distinct:

... An be

**distinct**subsets of X ... with n rows and n columns such that each row is

**distinct**, we can remove one column such that the rows of the resulting n × (n − 1) matrix are

**distinct**...

... The lymphatic endothelium is a specialised form of epithelium,

**distinct**from but similar to vascular endothelium ... A lymph capillary endothelial cell is

**distinct**from other endothelial cells in that collagen fibers are directly attached to its plasma membrane ... this stage vascular and lymphatic endothelia were seen to be morphologically

**distinct**and lymphatic vessels considered less important ...

... It is a dialect cluster with two main dialects, perhaps

**distinct**enough to be considered

**distinct**languages Abung/Pepadun (Lampung Nyo) and Pesisir/Say Batin (Lampung Api) ... considered part of Lampung Api, by others a

**distinct**language ...

... Labeoninae is a doubtfully

**distinct**subfamily of ray-finned fishes in the family Cyprinidae of order Cypriniformes ... name for these fishes is labeonins (when considered a

**distinct**subfamily) or labeoins (when included in subfamily Cyprininae) ... group sometimes separated as Garrinae, but these do not seem to be that

**distinct**...

**Distinct**ness

... In order to prove that two things x and y are

**distinct**, it often helps to find some property that one has but not the other ... we had any doubt that the roots 1 and 2 in the above example were

**distinct**, then we might prove this by noting that 1 is an odd number while 2 is even ... This would prove that 1 and 2 are

**distinct**...

### More definitions of "distinct":

- (
*adj*): Clearly or sharply defined to the mind.

Example:*"Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest"*

Synonyms: clear-cut, trenchant

- (
*adj*): Recognizable; marked.

Example:*"Noticed a distinct improvement"; "at a distinct (or decided) disadvantage"*

Synonyms: decided

- (
*adj*): (often followed by 'from') not alike; different in nature or quality.

Example:*"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"*

Synonyms: distinguishable

- (
*adj*): Constituting a separate entity or part.

Example:*"On two distinct occasions"*

Synonyms: discrete

### Famous quotes containing the word distinct:

“While each child is born with his or her own *distinct* genetic potential for physical, social, emotional and cognitive development, the possibilities for reaching that potential remain tied to early life experiences and the parent-child relationship within the family.”

—Bernice Weissbourd (20th century)

“I advance it therefore as a suspicion only, that the blacks, whether originally a *distinct* race, or made *distinct* by time and circumstances, are inferior to the whites in the endowments of both body and mind.”

—Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)

“No parent should strive to be like another; just like our children, each of us is unique. And just as we love each of our children for being a special person, our children learn to love each of us for being a *distinct* parent and person.”

—Saf Lerman (20th century)