What does quantize mean?

Definitions for quantizeˈkwɒn taɪz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quantize, quantise(verb)

    approximate (a signal varying continuously in amplitude) by one whose amplitude is restricted to a prescribed set of discrete values

  2. quantize, quantise(verb)

    apply quantum theory to; restrict the number of possible values of (a quantity) or states of (a physical entity or system) so that certain variables can assume only certain discrete magnitudes that are integral multiples of a common factor

    "Quantize gravity"


  1. quantize(Verb)

    To limit the number of possible values of a quantity, or states of a system, by applying the rules of quantum mechanics

  2. quantize(Verb)

    To approximate a continuously varying signal by one whose amplitude can only have a set of discrete values

  3. quantize(Verb)

    To shift each beat in a rhythmic pattern to the nearest beat of a given resolution (eighth note, sixteenth note, etc.), or to adjust the frequency or pitch of a note to the nearest perfect tone in a given musical scale

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quantize in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quantize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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