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  • v  mark as different
    We distinguish several kinds of maple
  • v  detect with the senses
  • v  be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense
    His modesty distinguishes him from his peers
  • v  make conspicuous or noteworthy
  • v  identify as in botany or biology, for example

  • The leader distinguished himself in many fields but where he left his mark was his explantion of the new algorithm.
  • Of 45 boys who could distinguish bright primary colors but proved red green blind on Army or Navy tests, two showed some improvement, eight quit after one or two treatments .
  • Seeking a way to distinguish truly retarded students from laggards with hidden ability, Binet developed a series of exercises involving completion of pictures and the assembling .
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  • Acer exec says Windows Phone is still too risky to adopt
    Acer’s smartphone business is struggling to distinguish itself in the crowded Android market, however a company executive has confirmed that it still has no plans to launch smartphones on another operating system. Despite being a longtime partner of Microsoft, Acer smartphone vice president Allen Burnes explained that Windows Phone isn’t yet a safe bet for the company. In an interview with ...
    June 14, 2013 - BGR News via Yahoo! News
  • Gazette.Net: DeMatha golfer earns top honor
    When Lucas Farmer first started golfing, he said it was more for recreation than anything. Well, as much as a little boy can distinguish recreation against everything else happening in his life.
    June 14, 2013 - Gazette.net
  • Age-Related Smelling Loss Significantly Worse in African-Americans
    June 13, 2013 - The ability to distinguish between odors declines steadily with age, but a new study shows that African-Americans have a much greater decrease in their sense of smell than Caucasians. This can have serious consequences. Olfactory loss often leads to impaired nutrition. It also may be an early warning sign of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's, and can ...
    June 13, 2013 - Senior Journal

  • President Bush in 940 News
    ...welcoming remarks, President George W. Bush said that in a world of moral relativism, the first papal visit to the White House in 29 years was a reminder for Americans to "distinguish between simple right and wrong."
  • Douglas Alexander in Sunday Herald
    Alexander said: "I think the British public can distinguish between support for humanitarian aid and perceived partiality in a conflict. I really struggle to see, in the face of the immense human suffering in Gaza at the moment, that this is in any...
  • Ralph Lauren in CNNMoney.com
    We delude ourselves if we think we can wave a legislative wand and suddenly our troops in the field will be able to distinguish between al-Qaida terrorism or sectarian violence. Or that Iraqis will suddenly settle their political differences... Joe Lieberman http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Lieberman&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGOIPwMWmBmG_bXFxt6Y1inBkJAzQ International Herald Tribune http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/04/26/america/NA-GEN-US-Iraq.php&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHZYK_m8SBT8Ly1gvd0H3rG8zf2Zg Apr 25, 2007 29060 37724 distinguishable While we have not yet been served with this complaint, we believe that the designs at issue are clearly distinguishable from those of Levi's," Polo Ralph Lauren said.

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