Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having jags; jagged or serrated.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Set with jags or teeth; denticulated; notched; jagged.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having jags; set with teeth; notched; uneven.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective jagged, toothed or serrated

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawed
  • adjective having a sharply uneven surface or outline

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Examples

  • :) Note: The scene taken from the One Of Us video isn't * mean't* to be 'jaggy' - for some reason that's just how it turned out.

    WN.com - Financial News

  • The latter, that couchant elephant with its head turned to the north-east, seems as if it wished to bar the pass with its trunk; by its trunk I mean a kind of jaggy ridge which descends down to the road.

    Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery

  • Zooming out to see as much of the page as possible isn't quite as pretty; in its current incarnation, the browser seems to be using a pretty awful scaling algorithm, and small text looks like a jumble of jaggy, meaningless blocks without a hint of anti-aliasing.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Gadgets

  • Zooming out to see as much of the page as possible isn't quite as pretty; in its current incarnation, the browser seems to be using a pretty awful scaling algorithm, and small text looks like a jumble of jaggy, meaningless blocks without a hint of anti-aliasing.

    Engadget

  • Zooming out to see as much of the page as possible isn't quite as pretty; in its current incarnation, the browser seems to be using a pretty awful scaling algorithm, and small text looks like a jumble of jaggy, meaningless blocks without a hint of anti-aliasing.

    Engadget Mobile

  • If you have a 3D video card this significantly speeds up photo viewing and transition effects for smoother resizing and zooming, with additional smoothing for less "jaggy" images at high magnifications.

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  • The filters -- which can be changed at any time -- start extremely "jaggy" in the classic mode, but get progressively softer on the eyes from crisp to smooth.

    Joystiq [PlayStation]

  • The filters -- which can be changed at any time -- start extremely "jaggy" in the classic mode, but get progressively softer on the eyes from crisp to smooth.

    Joystiq [PlayStation]

  • :) Note: The scene taken from the One Of Us video isn't * mean't* to be 'jaggy'

    WN.com - Financial News

  • As expected for a standard def image on an HD TV, there was some jaggy artifacting of vertical lines such as an image of books in a bookshelf, but overall the quality was good.

    Jonathan Handel: Two Lenses are Better than One - Twin Video review

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  • Scots - prickly; pointed.

    December 26, 2007