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virtualize

[ vur-choo-uh-lahyz ]
/ 藞v蓽r t蕛u 蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), vir路tu路al路ized, vir路tu路al路iz路ing.Digital Technology.
to create a virtual version of (a computer, operating system, data storage device, etc.), which is not itself an independent device but both works and appears to the user as a single, physical entity: A virtualized computer server can boost processing power and reduce costs.
to store, access, or carry out online or by means of a computer; computerize or digitize: Virtualizing tax forms has made the IRS a more efficient organization.
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Origin of virtualize

OTHER WORDS FROM virtualize

vir路tu路al路i路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for virtualize

virtualize

virtualise

/ (藞v蓽藧t蕛蕣蓹藢la瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to transform (something) into an artificial computer-generated version of itself which functions as if it were real
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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