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factorize

[fak-tuh-rahyz] /ˈfæk təˌraɪz/
verb (used with object), factorized, factorizing.
1.
Mathematics. to resolve into factors.
2.
Law. garnishee (def 1).
Also, especially British, factorise.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; factor + -ize
Related forms
factorization, noun
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Examples from the web for factorization
  • They may not be interested in prime factorization, rainbow tables, and cryptographic salts.
  • Show partial understanding of percents, ratios, and prime factorization.
  • Integer factorization is often confused with the closely related primality problem.
British Dictionary definitions for factorization

factorize

/ˈfæktəˌraɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) (maths) to resolve (an integer or polynomial) into factors
Derived Forms
factorization, factorisation, noun
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