Etymology: From discret, from discretus, from past participle of discernere.
- separate, Separate; distinct; individual.
- Something that can be perceived individually and not as connected to, or part of something else.
- (context, electrical engineering) Having separate electronic components, such as individual resistors and inductors " the opposite of integrated circuitry.
- (context, audio engineering) Having separate and independent channels of audio, as opposed to multiplexed stereo or quadrophonic, or other multi-channel sound.
- (topology) Having each singleton subset open: said of a topological space or a topology.
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