Dictionary:Digitize

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To quantize. 1. To sample a continuous voltage at discrete regular time intervals, quantize the measurements, and record the values as a sequence of numbers in bit combinations on magnetic tape. 2. To sample a function regularly. Equivalent to multiplying the function by a comb (q.v.). 3. To convert coordinates and other parameters to a form that can be read by a digital computer, as with an X-Y reader (q.v.).