American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Able to recognize or draw fine distinctions; perceptive.
- adj. Showing careful judgment or fine taste: a discriminating collector of rare books; a dish for the discriminating palate.
- adj. Separating into distinct parts or components; analytical.
- adj. Serving to distinguish; distinctive: a discriminating characteristic.
- adj. Marked by or showing bias; discriminatory.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- That discriminates; noting distinctions and differences with accuracy and nicety; distinguishing: as, a discriminating mind.
- Serving as a ground or means of discrimination; distinctive.
- A higher tonnage-duty on vessels not owned by citizens of the importing country than on vessels owned wholly or in part by such citizens. Also called differential duty.
- adj. Able to perceive fine distinctions between similar things; perceptive
- adj. Having a discerning judgment or taste
- v. present participle of discriminate.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Marking a difference; distinguishing.
- adj. making careful or fine distinctions, especially as to quality or accuracy.
- adj. having a refined taste or excellent judgment.
- adj. showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste
- adj. having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
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“Her topic: How broadband service providers are and should be regulated in discriminating against legal content and applications.”
“Making generalized statements about "white people discriminating" is for the most part, untrue.”
“(These facts are vital in discriminating between appropriate and inappropriate descriptions and applications of creativity.)”
“It's only troubling if voters think that not discriminating is wrong.”
“Brent if you will look at history you will find that the winner or ruling class always has treated the losers or minorities in discriminating ways ..”
“It counts for more than most human qualities and provides the fairest proxy for "merit" in discriminating among people.”
“They enjoy keenly touching any soft pleasant surface, and become exceedingly keen in discriminating between the differences in the sandpaper cards.”
“But beside that, through an extreme delicacy of nervous organization; my childish steps were surrounded by a species of vision or apparition so clear and distinct that I often found great difficulty in discriminating between the forms of real life and these shifting shapes, that had every appearance of reality, except that they dissolved at the touch.”
“Additionally, what earthly purpose would an ISP who’s “not interested in discriminating against content, or particular application” have in employing DPI?”
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