digitalization

noun (1)
dig·​i·​tal·​i·​za·​tion | \ ˌdi-jə-tə-lə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce digitalization (audio) \

Definition of digitalization

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the process of converting something to digital form (see digital sense 4) : digitization the digitalization of printed books Patenting has become increasingly critical because technology plays an important role in digitalization of payments, online security and information exchange for financial institutions.— Wei Zhou

digitalization

noun (2)
dig·​i·​ta·​li·​za·​tion | \ ˌdi-jə-tə-lə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce digitalization (audio) \

Definition of digitalization (Entry 2 of 2)

: the administration of digitalis until the desired physiological adjustment is attained also : the bodily state so produced

First Known Use of digitalization

Noun (1)

1959, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1876, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for digitalization

Noun (2)

digitalis

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The first known use of digitalization was in 1876

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“Digitalization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/digitalization. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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digitalization

noun
dig·​i·​ta·​li·​za·​tion
variants: also British digitalisation \ ˌdij-​ət-​ᵊl-​ə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce digitalization (audio) \

Medical Definition of digitalization

: the administration of digitalis (as in heart disease) until the desired physiological adjustment is attained also : the bodily state so produced

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