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'''Discrete''' is the opposite of continuous, something that is separate, distinct or individual. A discrete device is an electronic component with just one [[circuit element]], either passive or active, (other than an [[integrated circuit]]). Discrete samples of an [[analog|analogue]] waveform are used to aproximate it digitally.
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'''Discrete''' is the opposite of continuous, something that is separate, distinct or individual. A ''discrete device'' is an electronic component with just one [[circuit element]], either passive or active, (not an [[integrated circuit]]). ''Discrete samples'' of an [[analog|analogue]] waveform are used to aproximate it digitally.
 
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Revision as of 20:03, 23 January 2013

Discrete is the opposite of continuous, something that is separate, distinct or individual. A discrete device is an electronic component with just one circuit element, either passive or active, (not an integrated circuit). Discrete samples of an analogue waveform are used to aproximate it digitally.