- distillers' grain,
- distinctive feature,
- distinctiveness ratio,
Origin of distinctive
Examples from the Web for distinctive
He reminisces about the features of Texas life that make Texas its own, distinctive community.
He explains that these casks play a huge role “in the distinctive character of the final whisky.”
There are also multiple vectors of cool, each defined by distinctive attire.Sneer and Clothing in Miami: Inside The $3 Billion Woodstock of Contemporary Art|Jay Michaelson|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her distinctive shredding can also sound very disturbed, and the more disturbed, the better.
Poking out of the shiny gold pages is a “distinctive silk marker”—also gold—which “complements the color of the leather.”
Thus it will be seen that engineering is a distinctive and important profession.Opportunities in Engineering|Charles M. Horton
The gentes bracketed are said to belong together, but do not seem to have distinctive names—as phratries.A Study of Pueblo Architecture: Tusayan and Cibola|Victor Mindeleff and Cosmos Mindeleff
No servile can attend a shut vowel; and truith must hav her own, like suit and fruit: in dhe French bruit it iz also distinctive.A Minniature ov Inglish Orthoggraphy|James Elphinston
The upper hall is as distinctive as the lower one, and exactly corresponds in length and width.Colonial Homes and Their Furnishings|Mary H. Northend
Head and neck in the wimple which was not in thirteenth century distinctive of nun's dress.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Wells|Percy Dearmer
early 15c., from Old French distinctif and directly from Medieval Latin distinctivus, from Latin distinct-, past participle of distinguere (see distinguish). Meaning "markedly individual" is from 1580s. Related: Distinctively; distinctiveness.