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quan·tize

 (kwŏn′tīz′)
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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Adj.1.quantized - of or relating to a quantum or capable of existing in only one of two states
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
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