Distinction in a sentence as a noun

I swear my brain thinks there's a distinction, but I can't figure out what it is.

This stands in pretty sharp distinction to the Kima terms, which involve preferred stock and a number of strings.

Apple computers actually are PCs, and always were but especially now they are PCs, so you should make a distinction regarding Linux.

But this distinction does underscore how difficult it becomes to analyze patent issues simply by placing labels on the parties.

That is especially hard when the sound distinction signifies a grammatical distinction that also doesn't exist in the learner's native language.

So even if politics didn't play a role in the distinction between language and dialect, it would be hard if not impossible to come up with a universal distinction.

A distinction I read somewhere, that I think is useful, is that people tend to be either primarily conceptualist in their thinking, or they are empiricists who learn from experience.

I need a strong, material answer from Google on this question long before a few dollar bills become the important matter of distinction.~~~I'm sorry if I come off as scaremongering.

As a user, I don't want to have to make this distinction, and it's hard to imagine most users-on-street wouldn't find this confusingAs a user, I want separate edit bars for separate functions.

For example, the distinction between "I speak" and "he speaks" in English involves a consonant cluster at the end of a syllable, and no such consonant clusters exist in the Mandarin sound system at all.

Distinction definitions


a discrimination between things as different and distinct; "it is necessary to make a distinction between love and infatuation"

See also: differentiation


high status importance owing to marked superiority; "a scholar of great eminence"

See also: eminence preeminence note


a distinguishing quality; "it has the distinction of being the cheapest restaurant in town"


a distinguishing difference; "he learned the distinction between gold and lead"