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1. capable of being perceived as different or distinct;
- Example: "only the shine of their metal was distinguishable in the gloom"
- Example: "a project distinguishable into four stages of progress"
- Example: "distinguishable differences between the twins"

2. (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or quality;
- Example: "plants of several distinct types"
- Example: "the word `nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses"
- Example: "gold is distinct from iron"
- Example: "a tree related to but quite distinct from the European beech"
- Example: "management had interests quite distinct from those of their employees"
[syn: distinct, distinguishable]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Distinguishable \Dis*tin"guish*a*ble\, a. 1. Capable of being distinguished; separable; divisible; discernible; capable of recognition; as, a tree at a distance is distinguishable from a shrub. [1913 Webster] A simple idea being in itself uncompounded . . . is not distinguishable into different ideas. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 2. Worthy of note or special regard. --Swift. [1913 Webster]