ruggedize

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verb rug·ged·ize \ˈrə-gə-ˌdīz\

Definition of ruggedize

ruggedized

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ruggedizing

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

ruggedization

play \ˌrə-gə-də-ˈzā-shən\ noun

1947

First Known Use of ruggedize

1947


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