At this point, the output becomes the digital, discrete signal.
It was carried out over a period of a little more than two years in four discrete, limited-time operations.
The Executive is elected in broad national elections in which discrete and insular minorities carry less weight.
Looking at New York City as a discrete economic unit can be misleading.
Instead, like Israel, the rest of the world ought make measured judgments about discrete threats beyond its borders.
Moreover, it is a discrete quantity for its parts have no common boundary.
It replaces the world of the continuum by a world of discrete states.
As to number (which is discrete quantity), it is something posterior.
The manor of the eastern counties is a discrete, a dissipated thing.
What discrete succession of images did Stephen meanwhile perceive?
late 14c., see discreet. Related: Discretely.
discrete dis·crete (dĭ-skrēt')
adj.
Not joined to or incorporated with another; separate; distinct.