a variable that may assume only a countable, and usually finite, number of values.
What’s The Difference Between “Discreet” And “Discrete”?Ah, another confusing pair of homophones (words that sound alike but are different in meaning). And, we're not going to be discreet about it: these two can be confusing. So, let's try to keep them discrete.
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