DISTINCT, adjective [Latin See Distinguish.]
1. Literally, having the difference marked; separated by a visible sign, or by a note or mark; as a place distinct by name.
2. Different; separate; not the same in number or kind; as, he holds tow distinct offices; he is known by distinct titles.
3. Separate in place; not conjunct; as, the two regiments marched together, but had distinct encampments.
4. So separated as not to be confounded with any other thing; clear; not confused. To reason correctly we must have distinct ideas. We have a distinct or indistinct view of a prospect.
5. Spotted; variegated.
Tempestuous fell his arrows from the fourfold-visagd four, distinct with eyes.
DISTINCT, verb transitive To distinguish. [Not in use.]