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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having definite and distinct lines or features: a well-defined silhouette.
  • adj. Accurately and unambiguously stated or described: a well-defined argument.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having a clean and distinct outline
  • adj. Accurately and precisely described or specified
  • adj. Defined using unambiguous axioms

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having a clean and distinct outline as if precisely cut along the edges
  • adj. accurately stated or described

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