# discrete variable

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## discrete variable

[di¦skrēt ′ver·ē·ə·bəl] (mathematics)

A variable for which the possible values form a discrete set.

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## discrete variable

See VARIABLE.Collins Dictionary of Sociology, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2000

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