Definition of factorize in English:


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(British factorise)
  • (with reference to a number) resolve or be resolvable into factors.

    with object ‘all matrices can be factorized’
    • ‘f factorizes completely into linear factors’
    • ‘The number of steps that are necessary to factorize a large number using all known algorithms increases exponentially with the size of the number.’
    • ‘This gave a method of factorising a number using cards with holes punched in them.’
    • ‘Colburn is also interesting in that he was able to give an idea of how he carried out the calculations, the main method being by factorising the numbers concerned.’
    • ‘In August 1999 a large team of mathematicians took over 35 computing years to factorise a 155 digit number.’
    • ‘A quantum computer has successfully factorized a number for the first time.’



/ˈfaktəˌrīz/ /ˈfæktəˌraɪz/