Definition of vectorize in US English:



  • See vector

    • ‘Vector architectures, vectorizing compilers, and applications tuned for the use of vector hardware;’
    • ‘To use the new vectorized commands, you have to write applications that use them and use a version of gcc that is aware of them.’
    • ‘You begin to move through a digital jungle, pushing aside bitmapped fronds and vectorised vines, pixellated insects dart away from the square-edged thump of your footfalls.’
    • ‘In spite of Grove's efforts to vectorize everybody in the same direction, numerous autonomous strategic initiatives continued to emerge, indicating continued attempts at exploration.’
    • ‘Several compilers, including the Convex and the Fujitsu Fortran Compilers, permitted applications that were written in standard Fortran 77 to be vectorized.’