ruggedize

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verb rug·ged·ize \ˈrə-gə-ˌdīz\

Definition of ruggedize

ruggedized

ruggedizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to strengthen (as a machine) for better resistance to wear, stress, and abuse <a ruggedized camera>

ruggedization

play \ˌrə-gə-də-ˈzā-shən\ noun

1950

First Known Use of ruggedize

1950


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