Definition of orthogonalization in US English:

orthogonalization

(also orthogonalisation)

noun

  • The process of orthogonalizing something; (Mathematics) the procedure of constructing an orthogonal set of functions or vectors from ones that are linearly independent but not orthogonal.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society. From orthogonalize + -ation.

Pronunciation

orthogonalization

/ɔːˌθɒɡən(ə)lʌɪˈzeɪʃn/