digitize

[dij-i-tahyz]
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:
1950–55; digit + -ize

digitization, noun
digitizer, noun
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World English Dictionary
digitize or digitise (ˈdɪdʒɪˌtaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to transcribe (data) into a digital form so that it can be directly processed by a computer
 
digitise or digitise
 
vb
 
digiti'zation or digitise
 
n
 
digiti'sation or digitise
 
n
 
'digitizer or digitise
 
n
 
'digitiser or digitise
 
n

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Science Dictionary
digitize   (dĭj'ĭ-tīz')  Pronunciation Key 
To convert data or signals, such as images, text, or sound, to digital form. See more at A/D converter.
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Example sentences
It takes resources to digitize books, and some books are simply not worth the
  trouble for publishers to bother.
The law he wants to overturn has also hobbled libraries' efforts to digitize
  and share books, films, and music.
Amanda's students picked their own topics and found their own sources to
  digitize.
Digitize the entire corpus and you can put questions to it and get answers in a
  matter of seconds.
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