WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
rug•ged•ize  (rugi dīz′),USA pronunciation v.t.,  -ized, -iz•ing. 
  1. Electronicsto construct (electronic equipment, cameras, and other delicate instruments) so as to be resistant to shock, vibration, etc.
Also,[esp. Brit.,] rugged•ise′. 
  • rugged + -ize 1955–60

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