[adj] clearly or sharply defined to the mind; "clear-cut evidence of tampering"; "Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest"; "trenchant distinctions between right and wrong"
[adj] recognizable; marked; "noticed a distinct improvement"; "at a distinct (or decided) disadvantage"
[adj] easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined; "a distinct flavor"; "a distinct odor of turpentine"; "a distinct outline"; "the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette"; "distinct fingerprints"
[adj] (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality; "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"
[adj] constituting a separate entity or part; "a government with three discrete divisions"; "on two distinct occasions"
chiseled, clean-cut, clear, clear-cut, crisp, crystalline, decided, defined, definite, different, discrete, distinguishable, knifelike, outlined, razor-sharp, separate, sharp, trenchant, well-defined