Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To put (data, for example) into digital form.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To represent something (such as an image or sound) as a structured sequence of binary digits
  • v. To quantize a continuous or analog value; to convert it into a discrete value
  • v. To finger.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To finger.
  • transitive v. To convert (information, a signal, an image) into a form expressible in numbers or in binary notation. The original signal before digitization is usually in analog form.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To finger; handle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. put into digital form, as for use in a computer

Etymologies

digit +‎ -ize (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Open access digitization projects are wonderful, but the fact is, much of the drive to digitize is commercial.

    Creating, Managing & Pres. Dig. Assets: Digitizing the U.S. Congressional Serial Set

  • Damned if you do, damned if you don't digitize, that is...

    Archive 2008-07-09

  • The problem with this thesis is that even as we "digitize" our lives, the population's consumption patterns remain finite.

    Steven Bulwa: How Much Can a Business Grow? The Limitations of a Finite Economy

  • Even the term "digitize" has numerous meanings--mass digitization, high-quality preservation scanning, boutique, subject-related projects, and can include the management of born digital materials, not just the transfer from analog to digital formats.

    RBMS Report I: Digital Special Collections: The Big Picture

  • EA Sports supports 'Project Ten Dollar,' out to 'digitize' Madden consumers

    Joystiq

  • Geneva 2010: Mercedes-Benz F 800 Style concept ladels on the tech and glitz EA Sports supports 'Project Ten Dollar,' out to 'digitize' Madden consumers

    Autoblog

  • Attempts were made to "digitize" tape, with the introduction of technologies like DAT, or digital audio tape, and the D.C.C., or digital compact cassette.

    Sony to Cassette: Sayonara - NYTimes.com

  • Thanks for supporting me on my quest to "digitize" my writing workshop!

    Comments for Digital Writing, Digital Teaching

  • That's a fortunate development for our nation's Oracle DBAs and application developers, because one of the most dramatic ways health care costs can be reduced is by requiring insurance companies and healthcare providers to utilize existing technology to "digitize" health information, including medical records, images, and patient metadata.

    Database Journal News

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    Joystiq

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