from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Having definite and distinct lines or features.
- adjective Accurately and unambiguously stated or described.
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- adjective Having a clean and distinct
- adjective Accurately and precisely
- adjective mathematics, of a function, etc. Defined using
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- adjective having a clean and distinct outline as if precisely cut along the edges
- adjective accurately stated or described
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The next crucial step is to allocate shares of that total limit to fishermen in individual quotas that are theirs and theirs alone (read: well-defined property rights).
So a well-defined geographical property right still leaves some noise/risk in your possible catch.
Each collection will be judged by the extent to which it represents a well-defined field of interest or theme.
In making contributions, you've urged me and others to suggest specific solutions to well-defined problems.
It also contains a number of well-defined performances: I was especially impressed by Mark Bonnar who lends Trofimov's radical vision of the future real urgency while also capturing the character's absurdity.
Her breasts were full, enticing, and her hips flared out from a well-defined waist.
Talking about Down Syndrome as a way of talking about Special Education is highly misleading – Down Syndrome is a well-defined, easily diagnosed biological condition.
We need to have a well-defined political language, similar to Europe.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, The self-declared ‘chancellor of all Germans’ has been described as Frau Europe, the European dominatrix of international back-room deal-making, but now the chancellor wanes with poll ratings dropping daily, reputation in tatters, brushing off valid criticism for being foolhardily unpredictable in her stubbornness and offering hollow excuses, while demonstrating a lack of a well-defined image or clear identity, seen as aloof, apathetic, strangely indolent and removed.
His non-naturalistic, vivid colors and the well-defined, bold outlines of his paintings aren't so much to today's taste.