discrete


discrete
I adjective apart, asunder, cut off, detached, different, disassociated, disconnected, discontinu, discontinuous, discretive, disengaged, disjoined, disjoint, disjunct, dissociated, distinct, distinguished, disunited, divided, individual, isolated, noncontinuous, parted, removed, separate, separated, sundered, unannexed, unassimilated, unassociated, unattached, unconnected, unfastened, unjoined II index disconnected, disjunctive (tending to disjoin), distinct (distinguished from others), individual, insular

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  • Discrete — in science is the opposite of continuous: something that is separate; distinct; individual. This article is about the possible uses of the word discrete . For a definition of the word discreet , see the Wiktionary entry discreet. Discrete may… …   Wikipedia

  • Discrete — Dis*crete , a. [L. discretus, p. p. of discernere. See {Discreet}.] 1. Separate; distinct; disjunct. Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] 2. Disjunctive; containing a disjunctive or discretive clause; as, I resign my life, but not my honor, is a discrete… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Discrete — Dis*crete , v. t. To separate. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Discrete — Discrete,   diskret …   Universal-Lexikon

  • discrete — late 14c., see DISCREET (Cf. discreet). Related: Discretely …   Etymology dictionary

  • discrete — separate, *distinct, several Analogous words: individual, distinctive, peculiar (see CHARACTERISTIC) Contrasted words: blended, merged, fused, mingled (see MIX) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • discrete — [adj] individual detached, different, disconnected, discontinuous, distinct, diverse, separate, several, unattached, various; concept 564 Ant. attached, combined, joined …   New thesaurus

  • discrete — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ individually separate and distinct. DERIVATIVES discretely adverb discreteness noun. ORIGIN Latin discretus separate : compare with DISCREET(Cf. ↑discreetly) …   English terms dictionary

  • discrete — [di skrēt′] adj. [ME discret: see DISCREET] 1. separate and distinct; not attached to others; unrelated 2. made up of distinct parts; discontinuous 3. designating or of an electronic circuit having separate transistors, resistors, etc. discretely …   English World dictionary

  • discrete — 01. The [discrete] sound difference between the vowels /ou/ and /u/ in French can be difficult for English speakers to hear. 02. The instruction manual for the software breaks down the installation process into a series of [discrete] steps. 03. A …   Grammatical examples in English