The only thing that differentiates the twins is the color of their eyes.
it was hard at first to differentiate between the two styles of music
Recent Examples on the WebTo differentiate between the different types of verified accounts, Twitter Blue users will have a blue checkmark next to their name.—Jordan Mendoza, USA TODAY, 12 Dec. 2022 The tools used by platforms to scan for child abuse struggle to differentiate between a consenting adult and an unconsenting child, according to Arda Gerkens, who runs the Dutch foundation EOKM, which reports CSAM online.—WIRED, 28 Nov. 2022 Incredibly sensitive measurements were needed to differentiate between the two water configurations.—Lars Fischer, Scientific American, 3 Oct. 2022 Smart living solutions complement operator broadband portfolios with life-enriching home automation capabilities that boost data usage and present new revenue opportunities for service providers to differentiate their offerings.—Natasha Tamaskar, Forbes, 7 June 2022 The iPhone 14 and the iPhone 14 Pro models will have different designs, which is something Apple has done before to differentiate between cheaper and more expensive models.—Chris Smith, BGR, 30 May 2022 The political movement calls for the federal government to give Black Americans their own racial category on the census and applications for colleges, jobs, etc., to differentiate between them and us.—Rita Omokha, ELLE, 14 Apr. 2022 In that vein, the 24-hour index on the flange is separated into white and black sections to differentiate between night and day.—Carol Besler, Robb Report, 14 Sep. 2021 Meanwhile, synthetic biologists — researchers who take an engineering approach to the study of life — made important progress in understanding the kinds of genetic algorithms that control how cells differentiate in response to chemical cues.—John Rennie, Quanta Magazine, 21 Dec. 2022 See More
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probably borrowed from Medieval Latin differentiātus, past participle of differentiāre "to distinguish" (New Latin in mathematical sense), verbal derivative of Latin differentiadifference entry 1