Definition of orthogonalize in US English:

orthogonalize

(also orthogonalise)

verb

  • with object To make orthogonal; (Mathematics) to make (a set of vectors or functions) orthogonal (and, often, to normalize).

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in American Journal of Mathematics. From orthogonal + -ize.

Pronunciation

orthogonalize

/ɔːˈθɒɡən(ə)lʌɪz/