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orthogonalize

[awr-thog-uh-nl-ahyz] /ɔrˈθɒg ə nlˌaɪz/
verb (used with object), orthogonalized, orthogonalizing. Mathematics
1.
to make (vectors, functions, etc.) orthogonal.
Also, especially British, orthogonalise.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; orthogonal + -ize
Related forms
orthogonalization, noun
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