lin·​e·​ar·​ize | \ ˈli-nē-ə-ˌrīz How to pronounce linearize (audio) \
linearized; linearizing

Definition of linearize

transitive verb

: to give a linear form to also : to project in linear form

Other Words from linearize

linearization \ ˌli-​nē-​ə-​rə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce linearize (audio) \ noun

Examples of linearize in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The new Lightroom CC also largely integrates the features found in Adobe Camera Raw, Adobe's software for converting and linearizing RAW data from digital cameras. Peter Bright, Ars Technica, 18 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of linearize

1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Linearize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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