[ puh-ram-i-tuh-rahyz ]

verb (used with object),pa·ram·e·ter·ized, pa·ram·e·ter·iz·ing.
  1. to describe (a phenomenon, problem, curve, surface, etc.) by the use of parameters.

Origin of parameterize

First recorded in 1935–40; parameter + -ize
  • Also parametrize; especially British, pa·ram·e·ter·ise .

Other words from parameterize

  • pa·ram·e·ter·i·za·tion, noun

Words Nearby parameterize Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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