# std::independent_bits_engine::discard

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< cpp | numeric | random | independent bits engine

void discard( unsigned long long z ); |
(since C++11) | |

Advances the internal state by `z`

times. Equivalent to calling operator() `z`

times and discarding the result. The state of the underlying engine may be advanced by more than `z`

times.

## Contents |

### [edit] Parameters

z | - | integer value specifying the number of times to advance the state by |

### [edit] Return value

(none)

### [edit] Exceptions

(none)

### [edit] See also

advances the state of the underlying engine and returns the generated value (public member function) |