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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

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]
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level of discreteness and the scale of interactivity between software
Consistent with Gilson et al.'s argument, the relationship between project discreteness and committee incidence is negative.
It indicates that it is easier to obtain high reliability index when discreteness of the permissible limit of settlement is small.
This index is called Cluster Discreteness Validity (CDV).
The nine design features are (1) mode of communication, (2) semanticity, (3) pragmatic function, (4) interchangeability, (5) cultural transmission, (6) arbitrariness, (7) discreteness, (8) displacement, and (9) productivity.
Although the classic GM(1, 1) model can achieve relatively satisfactory performance, its application is limited in analyzing data that have minimal discreteness and show only a monotonic changing trend; thus, this classic model cannot be used to analyze the regularity of fluctuations in periodic-oscillation sequences.
A typical phononic crystal can be regarded as a spatially regulated structure whose discreteness must be considered when studying the dynamics of phonons.
This method does not provide definite information about genetic discreteness of stocks but presents phenotypic expressions of the interactions between genotypic and environmental influences, indicating geographically or reproductively isolated stocks (Ihssen et al., 1981).
Consequently, the refinement of 90 m SRTM data to 30 m resolution had a larger discreteness of the results and caused a decrease of the topographic factor's average rates.
This is likely due to the enhanced features pads offer today, including increased performance and discreteness," says Theresa White, senior executive officer at Greeley, Colo-based Natracare, which markets a line of natural and organic products.
(19) Interestingly, in light of Barad's project, Nancy suggests what needs to be thought is the "discreteness that one could call quantum discreteness, borrowing from physics the discreteness of material quanta, makes up the world as such, the 'finite' world liable to sense" (2007, page 62).

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