initialize

(redirected from initializing)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to initializing: proud of, at least, call for, swayed

initialize

[i′nish·ə‚līz]
(computer science)
To set counters, switches, and addresses to zero or other starting values at the beginning of, or at prescribed points in, a computer routine.
To begin an operation, and more specifically, to adjust the environment to the required starting configuration.

initialize

To start anew, which typically involves clearing all or some part of memory or disk.
References in periodicals archive ?
Finding an initializing sequence is not an easy task.
It was used to discover initializing sequences for circuits.
Verification of found initializing sequences is based on heuristics.
Initializing sequences were revalidated against some of the ISCAS'89 benchmark circuits using Verilog, part of Cadence collection.
An initializing sequences were found and validated using two different methods with two sets of results as an outcome.
An initializing sequence was used, which consisted of two different input patterns.
Each input pattern from the initializing sequence is used.
Table 2 clearly displays that using and initializing sequence of two input patterns and a full state space, all circuit's triggers are switched into a fixed state (001100).
This virtual community is open to aablishing working groups, forming a community-based Jini technology marketing council and initializing public online voting for Community processes.