I. transitive verb (-lized; -lizing) Etymology: digitalis Date: 1927 to subject to digitalization II. transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Etymology: digital Date: 1962 digitize

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  • digitalize — v. t. 1. to record digitally, e. g. on digital tape or compact disks. Syn: digitize. [WordNet 1.5] 2. to convert from a non digital form (such as a voltage or an image or an analog recording) to a digital[2] form, for storage or transmission. Syn …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • digitalize — UK US (UK also digitalise) /ˈdɪdʒɪtəlaɪz/ verb [T] IT ► DIGITIZE(Cf. ↑digitize) digitalization (UK also digitalisation) noun [U] ► …   Financial and business terms

  • digitalize — (Amer.) v. treat a person with digitalis (medication which strengthens the heart); digitize, convert analog data into digital data, put into digital form (also digitalise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • digitalize — ☆ digitalize [dij′i təl īz΄, dij′iit līz΄ ] vt. digitalized, digitalizing to treat with sufficient digitalis drugs to achieve the desired therapeutic effect digitalization n …   English World dictionary

  • digitalize — /dij i tl uyz , dij i tal uyz/, v.t., digitalized, digitalizing. 1. Med. to treat (a person) with a regimen of digitalis. 2. Computers. to digitize. Also, esp. Brit., digitalise. [1925 30; DIGITAL(IS) + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • digitalize — verb To digitize, to make digital …   Wiktionary

  • digitalize — dig·i·ta·lize also Brit dig·i·ta·lise dij ət əl .īz vt, lized also Brit lised; liz·ing also Brit lis·ing to subject to digitalization …   Medical dictionary

  • digitalize — digitalize1 or digitalise verb another term for digitize. Derivatives digitalization noun digitalize2 or digitalise verb Medicine administer digitalis or digoxin to (a patient with a heart complaint). Derivatives digital …   English new terms dictionary

  • digitalize — dig•i•tal•ize [[t]ˈdɪdʒ ɪ tlˌaɪz, ˌdɪdʒ ɪˈtæl aɪz[/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing 1) pat to treat with a regimen of digitalis so as to achieve or maintain adequate pumping action of the heart 2) cvb cmp to digitize • Etymology: 1925–30 dig… …   From formal English to slang

  • digitalize — verb 1. put into digital form, as for use in a computer he bought a device to digitize the data • Syn: ↑digitize, ↑digitise, ↑digitalise • Derivationally related forms: ↑digit, ↑digitisation ( …   Useful english dictionary

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