Definition of vectorize in US English:

vectorize

(British vectorise)

verb

[with object]
  • 1Mathematics Physics
    Represent as or transform into a vector.

    ‘the following example shows how we'd go about vectorizing the algorithm’
    1. 1.1Computing Process (sequences of data) with a single instruction.
      ‘the compiler was able to vectorize the code’
  • 2Computing
    Represent (an image) using lines to construct the outlines of objects.

    ‘this map was vectorized into a graphic image’
    ‘vectorized photos’

Pronunciation

vectorize

/ˈvɛktəˌraɪz//ˈvektəˌrīz/