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  • n  the quality of being sharp and clear
  • n  the state of being several and distinct
  • n  the quality of being not alike; being distinct or different from that otherwise experienced or known

  • Already Berliners with radio sets can hear with perfect distinctness Communist propaganda broadcast in German from Moscow three times a week.
  • Because of the aggressive distinctness of some of the things in Rauschenberg's work, it was assumed by his best interpreters that the combines could carry no symbolic, still less .
  • But he does want to give the image the distinctness of a body, asserting itself against your gaze.
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  • Who is the most indispensable Titan?
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Who is the most indispensable Titan? Not the presumptive team MVP. Not the guy they can least afford to lose. Who’s the most distinct guy, the one who the team would have to alter its schemes without? Here are the four I think qualify for the list, in the order of their distinctness: RB Chris Johnson: There is one guy on the Titans who an opponent has to account for at all ...
    Aug. 26, 2013 - ESPN Blogs

  • Hariprasad Chaurasia in NDTV.com
    When asked about his vision for music in India, Chaurasia said, "I hope music in India remains untouched by western influence and maintain its quality and distinctness forever."
  • Abraham Lincoln in AOL News Newsbloggers (blog)
    Abraham Lincoln, who understood the practical dilemma faced by the founders, said this about the Declaration of Independence, "The founders intended to include all men......and they defined with tolerable distinctness in what respect they considered...

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