Definition of Discrete. Meaning of Discrete. Synonyms of Discrete
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Definition of Discrete
DiscreteDiscrete Dis*crete", a. [L. discretus, p. p. of discernere.
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
3. (Bot.) Separate; not coalescent; -- said of things usually
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 Dis*crete", v. t.
To separate. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne.
Meaning of Discrete from wikipedia
is the opposite
of continuous: something
that is separate; distinct; individual. Discrete
to: Discrete particle
is the process
of transferring continuous
functions, models, variables, and equations
- Discrete mathematics
is the study
of mathematical structures
that are fundamentally discrete rather
than continuous. In contrast
to real numbers
- In topology, a discrete space
is a particularly simple example
of a topological space
structure, one in which
form a discontinuous...
- In mathematics, the discrete Fourier transform
a finite sequence
of equally-spaced samples
of a function
into a same-length sequence
may be continuous
; they are typically obtained
(=continuous) or counting
). If it can take on two particular...
set), it is common
to distinguish between discrete
and continuous random
variables. In the discrete
case, it is sufficient
- dynamics, discrete
time and continuous
time are two alternative frameworks within which
to model variables
over time. Discrete
- in any group
bk can be defined
for all integers
k, and the discrete logarithm
logb a is an integer
k such that bk = a. In number
- In economics, discrete choice
models, or qualitative choice
models, describe, explain, and predict choices between
two or more discrete
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