canonicalize

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canonical +‎ -ize

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canonicalize (third-person singular simple present canonicalizes, present participle canonicalizing, simple past and past participle canonicalized)

  1. (transitive, computing) To convert (data) into canonical form.

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  • Not to be confused with canonize, to add (e.g.) a person or rule to the canon.