verb (used with object), vir·tu·al·ized, vir·tu·al·iz·ing. Digital Technology.
- to create a virtual version of (a computer, operating system, data storage device, etc.), which is not itself an independent device but both works and appears to the user as a single, physical entity: A virtualized computer server can boost processing power and reduce costs.
- to store, access, or carry out online or by means of a computer; computerize or digitize: Virtualizing tax forms has made the IRS a more efficient organization.
- (tr) to transform (something) into an artificial computer-generated version of itself which functions as if it were real