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digitize

[ dij-i-tahyz ]
/ 藞d瑟d蕭 瑟藢ta瑟z /
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verb (used with object), dig路i路tized, dig路i路tiz路ing.Computers.
to convert (data) to digital form for use in a computer.
to convert (analogous physical measurements) to digital form.
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Also digitalize; especially British, dig路i路tise .

Origin of digitize

First recorded in 1950鈥55; digit + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM digitize

dig路i路ti路za路tion, noundig路i路tiz路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for digitize

digitize

digitise

/ (藞d瑟d蕭瑟藢ta瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to transcribe (data) into a digital form so that it can be directly processed by a computer

Derived forms of digitize

digitization or digitisation, noundigitizer or digitiser, noun
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Scientific definitions for digitize

digitize
[ d沫j沫-t墨z鈥 ]

To convert data or signals, such as images, text, or sound, to digital form. See more at A/D converter.
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