discrete definition

  • adjective:
    • Constituting an independent thing. See Synonyms at distinct.
    • comprising unconnected distinct parts.
    • Mathematics Defined for a finite or countable set of values; not constant.
    • Separate; distinct; specific; Non-continuous.
    • That can be thought of separately and never as connected to, or element of something different.
    • Having separate digital components, like specific resistors and inductors — the alternative of built-in circuitry.
    • Having split and separate channels of audio, instead of multiplexed stereo or quadraphonic, or any other multi-channel sound.
    • Having each singleton subset available: said of a topological area or a topology.
    • Separate; distinct; disjunct.
    • Disjunctive; containing a disjunctive or discretive term.
    • different; not coalescent; -- stated of things typically coalescent.
    • constituting another entity or component
    • Constituting an independent thing. See Synonyms at distinct.
    • comprising unconnected distinct parts.
    • Mathematics Defined for a finite or countable collection of values; maybe not constant.
    • individual; distinct; individual; Non-continuous.
    • That can be perceived separately and not as attached to, or part of another thing.
    • Having separate electronic elements, particularly individual resistors and inductors — the opposite of integrated circuitry.
    • Having separate and separate networks of audio, as opposed to multiplexed stereo or quadraphonic, or any other multi-channel sound.
    • Having each singleton subset available: stated of a topological area or a topology.
    • individual; distinct; disjunct.
    • Disjunctive; containing a disjunctive or discretive clause.
    • Separate; not coalescent; -- stated of things usually coalescent.
    • constituting an independent entity or part
  • verb-transitive:
    • To separate.
    • To separate.
  • others:
    • Separate; distinct from other individuals; specific: in opposition to concrete.
    • comprising distinct or specific parts; maybe not continuous.
    • In Med., against confluent: since, discrete exanthemata.
    • In botany, not coalescent; distinct.
    • Disjunctive; consisting of parts united by some extrinsic bond of link. Therefore, the thought of “women, sailors, and idiots” is a discrete notion.
    • Discretive; containing exclusions, genuine or apparent.
    • To separate; cease.
    • individual; distinct from others; specific: against concrete.
    • composed of distinct or specific parts; perhaps not continuous.
    • In Med., opposed to confluent: since, discrete exanthemata.
    • In botany, maybe not coalescent; distinct.
    • Disjunctive; comprising components united by some extrinsic bond of connection. Therefore, the thought of “women, sailors, and idiots” is a discrete notion.
    • Discretive; containing exclusions, real or obvious.
    • to split up; cease.

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