[in-fuh n-tl-ahyz, -tahy-lahyz, in-fan-tl-ahyz] /ˈɪn fən tlˌaɪz, -taɪˌlaɪz, ɪnˈfæn tlˌaɪz/
verb (used with object), infantilized, infantilizing.
to keep in or reduce to an infantile state.
to treat or regard as infantile or immature.
[in-fuh n-tahyn, -tin] /ˈɪn fənˌtaɪn, -tɪn/ adjective 1. .
- Infant mortality
hardware It is common lore among hackers (and in the electronics industry at large) that the chances of sudden hardware failure drop off exponentially with a machine’s time since first use (that is, until the relatively distant time at which enough mechanical wear in I/O devices and thermal-cycling stress in components has accumulated for the […]
- Infant mortality rate
infant mortality rate n. The ratio of the number of deaths in the first year of life to the number of live births occurring in the same population during the same period of time.
- Infant prodigy
noun 1. an exceptionally talented child