orthogonalize

[ awr-thog-uh-nl-ahyz ]
/ ɔrˈθɒg ə nlˌaɪz /

verb (used with object), or·thog·o·nal·ized, or·thog·o·nal·iz·ing. Mathematics.

to make (vectors, functions, etc.) orthogonal.
Also especially British, or·thog·o·nal·ise.

Origin of orthogonalize

First recorded in 1925–30; orthogonal + -ize
Related formsor·thog·o·nal·i·za·tion, noun
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