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dis·crete /dɪsˈkrit, ˈdɪsˌ/

(a.)離散的不連續的

dis·crete /dɪsˈkrɪt, ˈdɪsˌ/ 形容詞

分離的,個別的

discrete

離散

From: Network Terminology

discrete

離散

Dis·crete, v. t. To separate. [Obs.]

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Dis·crete a.

1. Separate; distinct; disjunct.

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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

discrete

adj : constituting a separate entity or part; "a government with

three discrete divisions"; "on two distinct occasions"

[syn: distinct]