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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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A comparison of Tables 2, 3, and 4 shows that only the Markov-switching models with the discreteness adjustment eliminate the autocorrelation in the model errors.
This overrepresentation of a single tool type was likely the cause of the apparent discreteness of the assemblages.
Although a number of haddock stocks in the northwest Atlantic have been identified using a combination of traditional techniques, uncertainty remains in the discreteness of stocks in New England and Canadian waters.
The fact that normal trading volume influences ex-day excess return (Row 7 of Panel A) is also inconsistent with the Bali and Hite (1998) model, because in that model the discreteness of the tick size is the only factor that impacts both the ex-day price drop ratio and excess return.
Because of the discreteness of the probability space, the exact symmetric equilibrium was not always found, and the closest to the equilibrium solution (p at which the gains function G(p) was minimized) was very sensitive to the choice of the number of locations K, probability increments N, and the risk-aversion parameter R.
For, while the Whiteheadian and pragmatic positions are similar in many ways, they are structured by different intuitions of time and the related issues of continuity and discreteness, potentiality and actuality, indeterminacy and fixity.
at 742 ("After a generation of renewed struggle for civil rights, it no longer follows that the discreteness or insularity of a group will continue to serve as a decisive disadvantage in .
By contrast, cheap talk may sometimes play a coordinating role in situations where the discreteness of choices arises naturally in the model.
From all these experiments, it is clear that the discreteness of photon, and more generally of every quantum object, is the key element to understand complementarity.
Papers cover such subjects as outer automorphism groups of certain orientable Seifert three-manifold groups, a proposed public key cryptosystem using the modular group, normal subgroups of themodular group and other Hecke groups, unions of varieties and quasi-varieties, context-free irreducible word problems in groups, informative words and discreteness, using group theory for knowledge representation and discovery, torsion in maximal arithmetic Fuchsian groups, density of test elements in finite Abelian groups and the Rosenberg "monster.
In the present study, tagging experiments in the fjords of eastern and western Greenland from 1986 to 1998 are evaluated to determine the stock discreteness of Greenland halibut populations in the Northwest Atlantic and to describe seasonal migrations of Greenland halibut within inshore areas.