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pa·ram·e·ter·ize

 (pə-răm′ĭ-tə-rīz′) also pa·ram·e·trize (-ĭ-trīz′)
tr.v. pa·ram·e·ter·ized, pa·ram·e·ter·iz·ing, pa·ram·e·ter·iz·es also pa·ram·e·trized or pa·ram·e·triz·ing or pa·ram·e·triz·es
To describe in terms of parameters.

pa·ram′e·ter·i·za′tion (-tə-rĭ-zā′shən) n.

parameterize

(pəˈræmɪtəˌraɪz) or

parameterise

vb (tr)
to describe or characterize in terms of a parameter. Also: parametrize or parametrise

pa•ram•e•ter•ize

(pəˈræm ɪ təˌraɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to describe by the use of parameters.
[1935–40]
pa•ram`e•ter•i•za′tion, n.
Translations
parametrisieren
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