Discreteness


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Discreteness

 

discontinuity; the opposite of continuity. For example, a discrete change in a quantity with respect to time is the change taking place over particular intervals (in jumps); the system of whole numbers (as opposed to the system of real numbers) is discrete. In physics and chemistry discreteness signifies the granular structure of matter, its atomic nature.

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