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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

Derived from picture element. One of the elements in an array that is holding pictorial information. It contains data representing either directly or indirectly the brightness...

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pixel

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 81 words.

Abbreviation for picture element. A pixel is a single point on a visual display device such as a monitor. Graphics devices display pictures which can consist of thousands of pixels arranged...

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pixel

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 81 words.

Abbreviation for picture element. A pixel is a single point on a visual display device such as a monitor. Graphics devices display pictures which can consist of thousands of pixels arranged...

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pixel

Edited by Michael F. Suarez and H. R. Woudhuysen.

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 25 words.

A single point in a graphic image. The more pixels used to represent an image, the more closely the

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Pixel

Graham Harwood.

in Software Studies

April 2008; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Media Studies. 1828 words.

This chapter briefly outlines the technological advancements in the fields of color, display, camera, and digital imaging techniques; it then demonstrates the early history along with the...

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pixel

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 68 words.

An area, often rectangular, for which a value has been recorded. The term was coined in connection with the analysis of pictures, such as satellite images of ground conditions, or medical...

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pixel colour

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 63 words.

In remote sensing, the colour of each pixel. Pixel colour is dependent on three parameters: the intensity, which

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mixed pixel

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

In remote sensing terminology, a pixel that has a digital number which represents the average energy emitted or reflected from several different surfaces occurring within that area...

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mixed pixel

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 36 words.

In *remote sensing terminology, a *pixel that has a *digital number which represents the average energy emitted or reflected from several different surfaces occurring within that area...

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pixel colour

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 67 words.

In *remote sensing, the colour of each *pixel. Pixel colour is dependent on three parameters: the intensity, which is the brightness of the colour; the saturation, which is the...

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mixed pixel

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 33 words.

In remote sensing terminology, a pixel that has a digital number which represents the average energy emitted or reflected from

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pixel colour

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

In remote sensing, the colour of each pixel. Pixel colour is dependent on three parameters: the intensity, which is the brightness of the colour; the saturation, which is the perpendicular...

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pixel shim

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A small graphic which is usually invisible and which is used in order to force a browser to format a Web page in a way that the browser was not intended to do. See also single-pixel GIF.

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pixel <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 41 words.

short for ‘picture element’, the smallest individual component of an electronically produced image. Numerical values are ascribed to each pixel, which describe its position and relative...

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pixel aspect ratio

Edited by Andrew Butterfield and Gerard Ekembe Ngondi.

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 27 words.

The ratio of width to height of a pixel on a display. Some devices have rectangular pixels, making curve and

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pixel aspect ratio

John Daintith and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of Computing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 27 words.

The ratio of width to height of a pixel on a display. Some devices have rectangular pixels, making curve and

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pixel aspect ratio

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

The ratio of width to height of a pixel on a display. Some devices have rectangular pixels, making curve and line drawing more difficult.

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bits per pixel

Edited by Andrew Butterfield and Gerard Ekembe Ngondi.

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 51 words.

The number of bits used to define the greyscale value or colour value of a *pixel. Modern colour

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bits per pixel

John Daintith and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of Computing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computing. 50 words.

The number of bits used to define the gray-scale value or color value of a *pixel. Modern color

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bits per pixel

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

The number of bits used to define the gray-scale value or color value of a pixel. Modern color systems often have 24 or 48 bits per pixel giving 256 or 65 536 possible values for each of...

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pixel

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

Derived from picture element. One of the elements in an array that is holding pictorial information. It contains data representing either directly or indirectly the brightness...

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