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optimization

[ op-tuh-muh-zey-shuhn ]
/ ˌɒp tə məˈzeɪ ʃən /
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the fact of optimizing; making the best of anything.
the condition of being optimized.
Mathematics. a mathematical technique for finding a maximum or minimum value of a function of several variables subject to a set of constraints, as linear programming or systems analysis.
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Origin of optimization

First recorded in 1855–60; optimize + -ation
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