Definitions

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  • n. Effect caused by zooming in on a bitmap and so making pixels visible, or by enlarging individual pixel colors in rectangular shapes.

Etymologies

pixel + -ation (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This type of pixelation is nothing new, it's a design technique that's been used quite a bit.

    Beautiful Japanese Poster for Fernando Meirelles' Blindness « FirstShowing.net

  • (02 March 2009) - by Kelsey KeithPlaying on the idea of pixelation, the rooms and suites of the new Pixel Hotel in Linz, Austria, are scattered across the metropolitan area, blurring the definition of the classic hotel.

    Cool Hunting

  • Pixel Hotel by Kelsey KeithPlaying on the idea of pixelation, the rooms and suites of the new Pixel Hotel in Linz, Austria, are scattered across the metropolitan area, blurring the definition of the classic hotel.

    Cool Hunting

  • Therefore, I am trying to introduce 'pixelation' as an antonym to 'granularity' i.e. enemy activites are introducing an element of pixelation.

    Army Rumour Service

  • VLC does indeed produce some, what I see as "pixelation", on H. 264 playback (even with DivX, Xvid, WMV sometimes) due to lack of resources leveraged.

    VideoHelp.com Forum

  • The kind that you do when you are trying to reduce "pixelation" and you fine tune the encoding params that will give you the least amount .. in that situation, for instance.

    VideoHelp.com Forum

  • At the lowest sampling frequencies (Figures 4 (e) and 4 (f)), pixel blocking occurs (often referred to as pixelation

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  • The sexually explicit film, complete with authentic intercourse between the two leads, was originally banned in the U.S., heavily censored in Japan (pixelation covering up the naughty bits), and an entire scene excised in the UK.

    Flixnjoystix.com! » New Release Tuesday! Bobert Takes A Look At The DVD/Blu-rays Of The Week!

  • All they had to do was smooth out the pixelation and bam you have this now.

    Attention, childhood: Punch-Out on Line 1

  • The Smoking Gun pointed out the mistake on Friday, September 9 and noted that by September 10, a "pixelation shroud" had been placed over the woman in the photo.

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