Meaning of DISCRETE in English

DISCRETE

di ‧ screte AC /dɪˈskriːt/ BrE AmE adjective

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ discreteness ; adverb : ↑ discretely ; adjective : ↑ discrete ]

[ Date: 1300-1400 ; Language: Latin ; Origin: discretus ; ⇨ ↑ discreet ]

clearly separate:

The change happens in a series of discrete steps.

—discretely adverb

—discreteness noun [uncountable]

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.