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See also: discrète
- Separate; distinct; individual; non-continuous.
- a government with three discrete divisions
- 2017, Adam Rutherford, A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived, The Experiment, →ISBN, page 254-255:
- It's not that there aren't measurable, quantifiable differences between all these categories we impose upon things, it's just that for the most part they fit not into discrete units, but into a continuum.
- That can be perceived individually and not as connected to, or part of something else.
- (electrical engineering) Having separate electronic components, such as individual diodes, transistors and resisters, as opposed to integrated circuitry.
- (audio engineering) Having separate and independent channels of audio, as opposed to multiplexed stereo or quadraphonic, or other multi-channel sound.
- (topology) Having each singleton subset open: said of a topological space or a topology.
- Disjunctive; containing a disjunctive or discretive clause.
- "I resign my life, but not my honour" is a discrete proposition.
- Often confused with discreet.
Separate; distinct; individual
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- Feminine plural of adjective discreto.