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diagonalize

[ dahy-ag-uh-nl-ahyz, -ag-nl- ]
/ da瑟藞忙g 蓹 nl藢a瑟z, -藞忙g nl- /
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verb (used with object), di路ag路o路nal路ized, di路ag路o路nal路iz路ing.
Mathematics. to transform (a matrix) to a diagonal matrix.
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Also especially British, di路ag路o路nal路ise .

Origin of diagonalize

First recorded in 1880鈥85; diagonal + -ize
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