initialize

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verb ini·tial·ize \-ˌlīz\

Definition of initialize

initialized

initializing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to set (as a computer program counter) to a starting position, value, or configuration

initialization

play \i-ˌni-sh(ə-)lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

1957

First Known Use of initialize

1957



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