Definition of discrete :
1. Disjunctive; containing a disjunctive or discretive clause; as, I resign my life, but not my honor, is a discrete proposition.
2. Separate; distinct; disjunct.
3. Separate; not coalescent; - said of things usually coalescent.
4. To separate.
unequal (part of speech: adjective)
- The really essential thing in the study of human nature is not so much the discrete individual A or B, but the relations existing between A and B. It is these which make each end of the term what it is- determines the individual's language, feelings, thoughts, and character. - "Determinism or Free-Will?", Chapman Cohen.
- Tausig's conception of the barcarolle was this: " There are two persons concerned in the affair; it is a love scene in a discrete gondola; let us say this mise- en- scene is the symbol of a lover's meeting generally." - "Chopin: The Man and His Music", James Huneker.
- Musical tones are discrete,- the voice passes from pitch to pitch through the intervals silently. - "The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886", Ministry of Education.