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tr.v. quan·tized, quan·tiz·ing, quan·tiz·es Physics
1. To limit the possible values of (a magnitude or quantity) to a discrete set of values by quantum mechanical rules.
2. To apply quantum mechanics or the quantum theory to.

quan′ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Noun1.quantization - the act of dividing into quanta or expressing in terms of quantum theory
division - the act or process of dividing
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