digitize(redirected from Digitising)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to Digitising: digitizing
To convert an analog measurement of a quantity into a numerical value.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
digitizeDigitize means to convert an image or signal into digital code by scanning, tracing on a graphics tablet or using an analog to digital conversion device. Physical objects can be digitized into a 3D digital image by a device with a mechanical arm that is moved into and out of all the corners. See digitizer tablet.
Copyright © 1981-2019 by The Computer Language Company Inc. All Rights reserved. THIS DEFINITION IS FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY. All other reproduction is strictly prohibited without permission from the publisher.