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[dij-i-tahyz] /ˈdɪdʒ ɪˌtaɪz/
verb (used with object), digitized, digitizing. Computers.
1.
to convert (data) to digital form for use in a computer.
2.
to convert (analogous physical measurements) to digital form.
Also, digitalize; especially British, digitise.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; digit + -ize
Related forms
digitization, noun
digitizer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for digitise

digitize

/ˈdɪdʒɪˌtaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to transcribe (data) into a digital form so that it can be directly processed by a computer
Derived Forms
digitization, digitisation, noun
digitizer, digitiser, noun
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digitize
  (dĭj'ĭ-tīz')   
To convert data or signals, such as images, text, or sound, to digital form. See more at A/D converter.
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