ruggedize

ruggedize

[ruhg-i-dahyz]
verb (used with object), ruggedized, ruggedizing.
to construct (electronic equipment, cameras, and other delicate instruments) so as to be resistant to shock, vibration, etc.
Also, especially British, ruggedise.


Origin:
1955–60; rugged + -ize

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ruggedize or ruggedise (ˈrʌɡɪˌdaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to make durable, as for military use
 
ruggedise or ruggedise
 
vb

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