ruggedize


ruggedize
ruggedize (Amer.) v. build fragile instruments (such as cameras or electronic equipment etc.) so they are resistant to shock and vibration, adapt delicate items to withstand rough treatment (also ruggedise)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • ruggedize — transitive verb ( ized; izing) Date: 1950 to strengthen (as a machine) for better resistance to wear, stress, and abuse < a ruggedized camera > • ruggedization noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ruggedize — /rug i duyz /, v.t., ruggedized, ruggedizing. to construct (electronic equipment, cameras, and other delicate instruments) so as to be resistant to shock, vibration, etc. Also, esp. Brit., ruggedise. [1955 60; RUGGED + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • ruggedize — verb To produce a more rugged version of something, so that it will withstand rough treatment …   Wiktionary

  • ruggedize — rug·ged·ize …   English syllables

  • ruggedize — verb produce in a version designed to withstand rough usage Detroit ruggedized the family car • Syn: ↑ruggedise • Derivationally related forms: ↑ruggedisation (for: ↑ruggedise), ↑ruggedization …   Useful english dictionary

  • ruggedized — ruggedize (Amer.) v. build fragile instruments (such as cameras or electronic equipment etc.) so they are resistant to shock and vibration, adapt delicate items to withstand rough treatment (also ruggedise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ruggedizes — ruggedize (Amer.) v. build fragile instruments (such as cameras or electronic equipment etc.) so they are resistant to shock and vibration, adapt delicate items to withstand rough treatment (also ruggedise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ruggedizing — ruggedize (Amer.) v. build fragile instruments (such as cameras or electronic equipment etc.) so they are resistant to shock and vibration, adapt delicate items to withstand rough treatment (also ruggedise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ruggedise — verb produce in a version designed to withstand rough usage Detroit ruggedized the family car • Syn: ↑ruggedize • Derivationally related forms: ↑ruggedisation, ↑ruggedization (for: ↑ruggedize) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ruggedization — noun see ruggedize …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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