jaggies

   In digital imaging, picture elements that are so large that the viewer becomes aware of them as small squares, with edges looking like zig-zags. Also see aliased and anti-aliased, definition, focus, pixels, image resolution, and vector graphic.

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  • Jaggies — is the informal name for aliasing artifacts in raster images, often caused by non linear mixing effects producing high frequency components and/or missing or poor anti aliasing filtering prior to sampling.Jaggies are stairlike lines that appear… …   Wikipedia

  • jaggies — noun Jagged artifacts in raster graphics, such as those caused by resizing a bitmap image without preserving its aspect ratio. The anti alias option in image editors helps to eliminate the jaggies …   Wiktionary

  • Jaggies — Als Alias Effekte [ˈeɪliəs] oder Aliasing Effekte werden im Bereich der Signalanalyse Fehler bezeichnet, die durch die Nichtbeachtung des Abtasttheorems (zu geringe Abtastfrequenz) beim digitalen Abtasten von Signalen auftreten. In der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • jaggies — /jag eez/, n.pl. a jagged, stairstep effect on curved or diagonal lines that are reproduced in low resolution, as on a printout or computer display. * * * …   Universalium

  • Jaggies — Зазубрины, зубчатость (штриха, знака при цифровом кодировании) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • jaggies — n. (in Computer Graphics) pictures received in an unclear form and that have jagged edges (in low resolution computers) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Jaggies —   Jagged edges that appear on the edges of letters printed on some printers …   International financial encyclopaedia

  • jaggies — jag•gies [[t]ˈdʒæg iz[/t]] n. pl. cmp a jagged, stairstep effect on curved or diagonal lines that are reproduced in low resolution, as on a printout or computer display • Etymology: 1990–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • jaggies — /ˈdʒægiz/ (say jageez) plural noun the ragged edges of computer graphics …   Australian English dictionary

  • jaggies — /jag eez/, n.pl. a jagged, stairstep effect on curved or diagonal lines that are reproduced in low resolution, as on a printout or computer display …   Useful english dictionary


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