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diagonalize

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verb, di·ag·o·nal·ize \-nə-ˌlīz\

Definition of diagonalize

diagonalizeddiagonalizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to put (a matrix) in a form with all the nonzero elements along the diagonal from upper left to lower right

diagonalizable play \-ˌlī-zə-bəl\ adjective
diagonalization play \-ˌa-gə-nə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌag-nə-lə-ˈzā-\ noun


1942

First Known Use of diagonalize

1942


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