Definition of quantize
1 : to subdivide (as energy) into small but measurable increments
2 : to calculate or express in terms of quantum mechanics
Origin of quantize
First Known Use: 1922
Rhymes with quantize
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Medical Definition of quantize
quantized also British quantised; quantizing also British quantising
1: to subdivide (as energy) into small but measurable increments
2: to calculate or express in terms of quantum mechanics
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