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factorize

[fak-tuh-rahyz]
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verb (used with object), fac·tor·ized, fac·tor·iz·ing.
  1. Mathematics. to resolve into factors.
  2. Law. garnishee(def 1).
Also especially British, fac·tor·ise.

Origin of factorize

First recorded in 1855–60; factor + -ize
Related formsfac·tor·i·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for factorization

factorize

factorise

verb
  1. (tr) maths to resolve (an integer or polynomial) into factors
Derived Formsfactorization or factorisation, noun
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