discrete discrete  /dɪs ˈkrit/


  • (adj) constituting a separate entity or part


  1. Although the look and feel of both the softwares were same, their responses were very discrete.
  2. There is evidence to prove that indigenous and discrete tribes are at risk because of the relocation drive.
  3. Waiting to do systemic good could slow you down and it is more prudent to do chunks of discrete good as you go along the path of charity.


  1. Continuous and Discrete

    Continuous and Discrete
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Scientific American via Yahoo! News

  2. Omnify Software Announces Winner of 2013 Customer Innovation Award

    Omnify Software, a leading provider of web-based Product Lifecycle Management software for discrete manufacturers, today announced that EST Analytical, a manufacturer, distributor and service provider ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. San Joaquin General Hospital Selects Bottomline’s Mobile Data Capture Solution

    Bottomline Technologies today announced that San Joaquin General Hospital has selected its mobile documentation solution, Logical Ink, to automate the collection of discrete data associated with patient registration and admissions, including post-capture delivery of that data to the hospital’s disease registry.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "Jim Johnson has a very discrete task, as does Eric Holder [another member of the VP search team], and that is simply to gather up information about potential vice presidential candidates," Obama responded. "They're performing the job well....
    on Jun 11, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: The Moderate Voice

  2. "The longer I am here, the more I am persuaded that progress in Iraq cannot be analysed solely in terms of these discrete, precisely defined benchmarks," Mr Crocker said. "In many cases these benchmarks do not serve as reliable measures of...
    on Jul 19, 2007 By: Ryan Crocker Source: NEWS.com.au

  3. Mr Dunstone said: "I believe we have reached a watershed in the evolution of the group, with two discrete and focused businesses, with strong market positions and solid financial foundations. We recognise, however, that the structure of the group...
    on Nov 18, 2008 By: Charles Dunstone Source: Times Online

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