[ UK /dɪskɹˈiːt/ ]
[ US /dɪsˈkɹit/ ]
  1. constituting a separate entity or part
    on two distinct occasions
    a government with three discrete divisions
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How To Use discrete In A Sentence

  • But there are myriads of other discrete territories, such as deserts, mountain ranges, peninsulas, and islands, that function as bioregions.
  • It is especially noteworthy that The New York Times, itself culpable of, or accessory to whatever alleged crimes Mr. Assange may be accused of, has kept its lips discretely, if unheroically sealed. Michael Brenner: Obama's War on WikiLeaks -- and Us
  • Trigger points are discrete, focal, hyperirritable spots located in a taut band of skeletal muscle.
  • Microphones now dangle discretely over the pews, so the congregation can hear each other sing; the bema , or stage, has been lowered and the front rows made movable, so that the clergy can feel closer to the congregation. After Fire, Temple Rises
  • The skittering streaks and brushy splashes of color - punctuated by incidental drips and blobs - tend to remain discrete, but when they are allowed to run together, the effect is spectacular.
  • Mosaic warts occur as collections of small, discrete and densely packed individual warts.
  • So it sells resistors and other discrete components alongside hard drives and motherboards.
  • Considering sight and smell as discrete modalities experiencing the object in each is similar but also, importantly, and perhaps, subtly different.
  • These blocks should not be considered as discrete units which can simply be placed next to one another. Critical Social Research
  • Gas-phase field and discrete particle field are treated respectively by a Eulerian method and a Lagrangian one.
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