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Subject:  Re: Homophone gripe of the day Date:  3/23/2017  4:58 PM
Author:  warrl Number:  14634 of 15365

"Discrete" is in separate components - like a stereo system with receiver, turntable, amplifier, etc. being separate boxes connected by cables.

"Discreet" is quiet, avoids attention, and (sometimes) hopes to be unnoticed.
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