initialize initialize  /ɪ ˈnɪ ʃə ˌlaɪz/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) assign an initial value to a computer program
  2. (v) divide (a disk) into marked sectors so that it may store data

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Usage(s):

  1. Kip Crosby, co-author of the indispensable Windows 98 Bible, later said the registry, a humongous file that helps initialize programs, is often where problems arise.
  2. Kip Crosby, co-author of the indispensable Windows 98 Bible, later said the registry, a humongous file that helps initialize programs, is often where problems arise.

News

  • Interactive map: 2014 construction projects in Metro Detroit

    #map-canvas { width:900px; height:650px; } .layer-wizard-search-label { font-family: sans-serif }; var map; var layer_0; function initialize() { map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById('map-canvas'), { center: new google.maps.LatLng(42.50330053288056, -83.16470158203123), zoom: 9 }); var style = [ { featureType: 'all', elementType: 'all', stylers: [ { saturation: -82 } ] } ]; var ...
    on April 5, 2014     Source: Detroit News

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