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indiscrete

[in-di-skreet, in-dis-kreet] /ˌɪn dɪˈskrit, ɪnˈdɪs krit/
adjective
1.
not discrete; not divided into parts.
2.
Mathematics, trivial (def 4).
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; < Latin indiscrētus undivided. See in-3, discrete
Can be confused
indiscreet, indiscrete.
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Examples for indiscrete
  • The problem is discrete since the steel reinforcements are available indiscrete sizes only.
  • By changing pulleys, the turbine speed can be changed indiscrete steps.
  • The speaker is driven indiscrete frequency steps by a function generator through a high power amplifier.
  • Through this technique, each tally is treated in a similar manner to each solution direction indiscrete ordinates techniques.
British Dictionary definitions for indiscrete

indiscrete

/ˌɪndɪˈskriːt/
adjective
1.
not divisible or divided into parts
Derived Forms
indiscretely, adverb
indiscreteness, noun
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Word Origin and History for indiscrete
adj.

see indiscreet. Related: Indiscretely.

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