1. Distinguished; having the difference marked; separated by a visible sign; marked out; specified. [Obs.]
"Wherever thus created -- for no place Is yet distinct by name." -- Milton.
2. Marked; variegated. [Obs.]
"The which [place] was dight With divers flowers distinct with rare delight." -- Spenser.
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." -- Clarendon.
4. Not identical; different; individual.
"To offend, and judge, are distinct offices." -- Shak.
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 prospect.
"Relation more particular and distinct." -- Milton.
Syn. -- Separate; unconnected; disjoined; different; clear; plain; conspicuous; obvious.