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discrete

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From Old French discret, from Latin discretus, from past participle of discernere.

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discrete (comparative more discrete, superlative most discrete)

  1. Separate; distinct; individual; non-continuous.
  2. That can be perceived individually and not as connected to, or part of something else.
  3. (electrical engineering) Having separate electronic components, such as individual resistors and inductors — the opposite of integrated circuitry.
  4. (audio engineering) Having separate and independent channels of audio, as opposed to multiplexed stereo or quadraphonic, or other multi-channel sound.
  5. (topology) Having each singleton subset open: said of a topological space or a topology.
  6. disjunctive; containing a disjunctive or discretive clause
    "I resign my life, but not my honour" is a discrete proposition.

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discrete f

  1. feminine plural of discreto

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discrēte

  1. vocative masculine singular of discrētus

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discrete

  1. indefinite feminine plural nominative/accusative form of discret
  2. indefinite neuter plural nominative/accusative form of discret