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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdiscretedi‧screte /dɪˈskriːt/ AWL adjective  SEPARATEclearly separate The change happens in a series of discrete steps.discretely adverbdiscreteness noun [uncountable]
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discreteThis stores the interconnection weights between arrays of discrete emitters and detectors.The nation was thus both a discrete political and economic concept.Each simply provides a discrete service.The developing insect passes through several discrete stages.We can privatize discrete steering functions, but not the overall process of governance.The situation is different for native speakers of the language who automatically perceive the speech as being chopped up into discrete units.The particles themselves remain separate and discrete when it comes to being passed on to the next generation.
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