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Individually recognizable and countable, distinct and separate from the similar items, finite and non-continuous. Not to be confused with 'discreet' (cautious).

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The company liked to keep its different manufacturing lines as discrete units to avoid any confusion over the use of different processes.
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Of all the items he had on the table, the shovel was certainly discrete from the other items, all being toilet paper.
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I asked him to tell me how many discrete units of building materials remained in the warehouse so I could plan construction accordingly.
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