verb di·ag·o·nal·ize \-nə-ˌlīz\

Definition of DIAGONALIZE

transitive verb
:  to put (a matrix) in a form with all the nonzero elements along the diagonal from upper left to lower right
di·ag·o·nal·iz·able \-ˌlī-zə-bəl\ adjective
di·ag·o·nal·i·za·tion \-ˌa-gə-nə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌag-nə-lə-ˈzā-\ noun

First Known Use of DIAGONALIZE



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July 06, 2015
categorical Hear it
absolute or relating to a category
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