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Definition of Discrete

Discrete
Discrete Dis*crete", a. [L. discretus, p. p. of discernere. See Discreet.] 1. Separate; distinct; disjunct. --Sir M. Hale. 2. Disjunctive; containing a disjunctive or discretive clause; as, ``I resign my life, but not my honor,' is a discrete proposition. 3. (Bot.) Separate; not coalescent; -- said of things usually coalescent. Discrete movement. See Concrete movement of the voice, under Concrete, a. Discrete proportion, proportion where the ratio of the means is different from that of either couplet; as, 3:6::8:16, 3 bearing the same proportion to 6 as 8 does to 16. But 3 is not to 6 as 6 to 8. It is thus opposed to continued or continual proportion; as, 3:6::12:24. Discrete quantity, that which must be divided into units, as number, and is opposed to continued quantity, as duration, or extension.
Discrete
Discrete Dis*crete", v. t. To separate. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne.

Meaning of Discrete from wikipedia

- Discrete in science is the opposite of continuous: something that is separate; distinct; individual. Discrete may refer to: Discrete particle or quantum...
- Discrete mathematics is the study of mathematical structures that are fundamentally discrete rather than continuous. In contrast to real numbers that have...
- applied mathematics, discretization is the process of transferring continuous functions, models, variables, and equations into discrete counterparts. This...
- can be defined for all integers k, and the discrete logarithm logb a is an integer k such that bk = a. Discrete logarithms are quickly com****ble in a few...
- into two cl****es. A discrete probability distribution (applicable to the scenarios where the set of possible outcomes is discrete, such as a coin toss...
- that a discrete random variable is exactly equal to some value. The probability m**** function is often the primary means of defining a discrete probability...
- In topology, a discrete space is a particularly simple example of a topological space or similar structure, one in which the points form a discontinuous...
- In mathematics, a variable may be continuous or discrete. If it can take on two particular real values such that it can also take on all real values between...
- dynamics, discrete time and continuous time are two alternative frameworks within which to model variables that evolve over time. Discrete time views...
- A discrete system is a system with a countable number of states. Discrete systems may be contrasted with continuous systems, which may also be called...
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