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quantize

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verb quan·tize \ˈkwän-ˌtīz\

Definition of quantize

quan·tizedquan·tiz·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to subdivide (as energy) into small but measurable increments

  3. 2 :  to calculate or express in terms of quantum mechanics

quan·ti·za·tion play \ˌkwän-tə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
quan·tiz·er play \ˈkwän-ˌtī-zər\ noun



Medical Dictionary

quantize

transitive verb quan·tize

Medical Definition of quantize

quan·tized also British quan·tisedquan·tiz·ing also British quan·tis·ing

  1. 1:  to subdivide (as energy) into small but measurable increments

  2. 2:  to calculate or express in terms of quantum mechanics

  3. quan·ti·za·tion also British quan·ti·sa·tion \ˌkwän-tə-ˈzā-shən\play noun
    quan·tiz·er also British quan·tis·er \ˈkwän-ˌtī-zər\play noun



Variants of quantize

also British quan·tise \ˈkwänt-ˌtīz\play

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