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  • adj. Of an image, having pixels that are large enough to be individually visible from a normal viewing distance.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of pixelate.


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  • Oh! That's fantastic. I wouldn't have known if you hadn't pointed it out--but from now on I'll be tempted to use pixilated intentionally.


    October 7, 2015

  • upset about how many times recently I've seen this word confused with pixilated. Otherwise reputable publishers in various media cannot seem to find proofreaders who know the difference.

    October 6, 2015