- 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.
Origin of optimization
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Examples from the Web for optimization
Optimization techniques allow people to discover you, just like the meta-text of a website.Blurred Lines at NY Sketchbook Museum
November 1, 2014
In this optimization phase I was able to turn a 27 step process into a 22 step process which I was actually pretty happy with.How To Create Your Own User Manual
February 18, 2014
Industrial society is probably the climax of this optimization effort.
Among the functions pursued are provability, optimization, and precision.
Many local languages and their literacies of relative, restricted significance emerge as instruments of optimization.
Word Origin and History for optimization
1857, noun of action from optimize.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper