diagonalize

verb di·ag·o·nal·ize \ -nə-ˌlīz \

Definition of diagonalize

diagonalized; diagonalizing
transitive verb
: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

First Known Use of diagonalize

1942


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