Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The development of sprites (computer graphics), especially humanoid characters.
  • n. The technique of storing multiple images in a single larger image so that they load more quickly into a webpage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as spiriting.

Etymologies

sprite +‎ -ing (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Marquise de Brinvilliers - a gentle, blue-eyed thing they tell us - a poor, insane creature she must have been - disseminated poison and death, and, just across and beyond the Place des Vosges, the Hotel de Sens, whither Queen Margot took her doll-rags and did her spriting after she and Henri Quatre had agreed no longer to slide down the same cellar door.

    "Marse Henry" : an autobiography,

  • Hard by is the house where the Marquise de Brinvilliers -- a gentle, blue-eyed thing they tell us -- a poor, insane creature she must have been -- disseminated poison and death, and, just across and beyond the Place des Vosges, the Hotel de Sens, whither Queen Margot took her doll-rags and did her spriting after she and Henri Quatre had agreed no longer to slide down the same cellar door.

    Marse Henry, Complete An Autobiography

  • This spriting behavior violated this rule all to often.

    Site Home

  • Soon after that I want to start tackling foreground image spriting.

    Site Home

  • What I had been finding was that many many sites and most if not all "sophisticated" sites already using some spriting render with unpleasant side-effects when they deploy RequestReduce without adjustments.

    Site Home

  • In addition to these big site-wide projects, we also performed a lot of general cleanup to make everything smaller and lighter, and we incorporated best practices such as image spriting.

    Original Signal - The best of Web 2.0

  • I was worried that spriting would complicate managing the design.

    Planet Python

  • I must admit I was sceptical about it at first; spriting images, individual different loading behaviours of browsers … I thought they were premature optimization s.

    Planet Python

  • This latest version has automatic spriting, an updated nib2cib command-line tool, new tests and components, and new table view implementations.

    Eclipse Zone - Community for Eclipse users and developers

  • Consequently, you must be cautious when using spriting for buttons with variable text labels.

    Boagworld recommends

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