contradistinction

suomi-englanti sanakirja

contradistinction englannista suomeksi

  1. vastakohtaisuus

  1. Substantiivi

contradistinction englanniksi

  1. Distinction by contrast; the provision of one example against which another example may be defined.

  2. (ux)

  3. (RQ:Bierce Dictionary)

  4. 1944, Warren Ashley|Clifford W. Ashley, ''Ashley Book of Knots|The Ashley Book of Knots'', page 220:

  5. Captain John Smith gives the name (smallcaps) in 1627. Dana gives the name (smallcaps) in 1841. Few sailors speak of (smallcaps) except in contradistinction to (smallcaps) but it is the common shore name for the knot and is in good repute among sailors.
  6. (quote-journal)

  7. The quality of being contradistinctive.