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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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Underpinning the new paradigm is a technology framework--a vendor-agnostic service-oriented architecture (SOA), based on mainstream open standards, that enables discrete components from SunGard's product portfolio to be plugged together to form configurable, composite applications.

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