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discrete

 [dis-krēt´]
made up of separated parts; characterized by lesions that do not become blended.

dis·crete

(dis-krēt'), Do not confuse this word with discreet.
Separate; distinct; not joined to or incorporated with another; denoting especially certain lesions of the skin.
[L. dis- cerno, pp. -cretus, to separate]

discrete

/dis·crete/ (dis-krēt´) made up of separated parts or characterized by lesions which do not become blended.

discrete

[diskrēt′]
Etymology: L, discretus, separated
1 individually distinct.
2 composed of distinct parts.

discrete

Confined to a particular area; usually understood to mean well circumscribed.

dis·crete

(dis-krēt')
Separate; distinct; not joined to or incorporated with another; denoting especially certain lesions of the skin.
[L. dis-cerno, pp. -cretus, to separate]

discrete

separate; distinct; non-merging

discrete

made up of separated parts; characterized by lesions that do not become blended.
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Jointly with the here introduced concept of second action, which also considers the discreteness of the space-time, we were able to estimate the neutron decay time without explicit reference to the weak interactions [5-7].
In her article, "The Nature of Yoruba Intonation: A New Experimental Study" (2005), Eunice Fajobi discovers that when Yoruba tones are decontextualized for pedagogic reasons, they manifest discreteness.
This problem (violation of locality conditions) arises from spatial dispersion effects due to discreteness of conducting elements repeated periodically in a nonhomogeneous metamaterial bulk [16,18,19].
Price discreteness is not a major problem for infrequently sampled prices that take a wide range of values, and they can be well-approximated by a continuous process.
The idea behind this, as Angell puts it in the first chapter, is "to deprive the local states of their sovereignty for the benefit of society as a whole, without at the same time depriving them of their existence" ("The International Anarchy" 29) so that discreteness and unity can co-exist in a peaceful state.
Although this concern for the initial discreteness of parts represents a relatively recent development in Harrow's work, it can be situated conceptually within a history of modern sculpture that dates back to the first decade of the 20th century and a tradition of ceramic objects that stretches back for millennia.
Besides statistical (random) error, the accuracy of EER also includes systematic error stemming from the discreteness of the distributions of similarity scores, which is expressed in terms of the relative error, i.
This coincidence of repelling and attracting ones constitutes quantity, insofar as quantity combines continuity and discreteness.
Sure, there's lots to hate about PowerPoint, some of which is genuinely a part of the product (such as the discreteness of the slides) and some of which is merely enabled by the product (such as decks with 100+ slides, each with 15 bullet points in colors that can't be discerned against the background, and each read by a guy who thinks he's clarifying important ideas).
Those who live outside the bounds of the human--which is increasingly equated with citizenship--because their legal definition makes them somehow less than human, can still become part of a collective of humanity, without ever actually having their own human discreteness.