from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The nail of the thumb.
- noun Computers An image of a graphic or document that is reduced in size so that it serves as an icon of a larger image or to allow multiple images to be viewed on a screen simultaneously or to be transmitted more rapidly.
- adjective Of, relating to, or of the size of a thumbnail.
- adjective Brief; cursory.
- transitive verb To generate a reduced size image of (a graphic or document).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The
fingernailon the thumb.
- noun A rough sketch (e.g., the size of one's thumbnail).
- noun A small
picture, used as a compact representation of a larger image.
- verb transitive To
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the nail of the thumb
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
The new update optimises thumbnails — instead of irregular rectangles each thumbnail is a centre-cropped square for maximum thumbnails per page — enlarges images on a distraction free black background with auto-fading buttons, and supports a finger-friendlier interface that emphasises touch and swipe versus the tap-based interface of the old Google Images Search.
The second thumbnail from the bottom right is the CTA Bus Tracker that allows me to track mass transit in Chicago, specificly, my bus, just by hitting the refresh button.
I find it easier to script if I draw everything out in thumbnail form first; the graphics hold together the flow of the story.
Worse, the color of the bar below a thumbnail is meaningless -- it is pulled from one of the colors used for the Web site's favicon and, otherwise, does not appear to convey any important technical information.
This will display the file size, for images, the dimensions, and for folders, the number of items inside below each in thumbnail view.
The images are available in thumbnail or high-resolution versions with significant metadata.
I really like the one with door and maze shaped as a skull. web thumbnail is my favorite giantyoda
After searching using any of the five methods, the result will be displayed in thumbnail format.
Like many events sketched repeatedly in thumbnail fashion, the witch trials have become a caricature, a short-hand reference for fanaticism and the darker passages of America's colonial history.
This allows me to see the best photos first, in thumbnail view so I can review them quickly.