Meaning of discretely in English:


Pronunciation /dɪˈskriːtli/

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  • Separately and individually.

    ‘the regions are discretely labelled with individual introductory texts’
    • ‘However, Goldstein discusses these issues jointly rather than discretely.’
    • ‘The more the building can be organized into discretely reusable components, the more value those elements will have in the future.’
    • ‘The concepts of history and memory can be conflated or discretely preserved in meaning; it is important to establish their differences.’
    • ‘Each transistor and circuit behaves discretely.’
    • ‘Unfortunately, many of these services are not available discretely, but are bundled up in monolithic - sometimes called "integrated" - systems.’
    • ‘This involved establishing a two-family system, with discretely separate hierarchies.’
    • ‘In both cases, "polymorphism" refers to the simultaneous existence, in the same population, of discretely different forms.’
    • ‘It seems likely that the intuition of linguists (like that of lay observers) is that speech sounds just sound discretely different.’
    • ‘How much are we going to look at the student's writings discretely, as separate projects?’
    • ‘Older speech recognition systems required the speaker to say each individual word discretely.’