Definition of Pixel

1. Noun. (computer science) the smallest discrete component of an image or picture on a CRT screen (usually a colored dot). "The greater the number of pixels per inch the greater the resolution"

Exact synonyms: Pel, Picture Element
Generic synonyms: Component, Constituent, Element
Group relationships: Raster
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing



Definition of Pixel

1. Noun. One of the tiny dots that make up the representation of an image in a computer's memory. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pixel

1. a basic unit of a video image [n -S]

Medical Definition of Pixel

1. Picture element (pix for picture, el for element). A single, finite-sized element of a digitised video picture. A pixel is defined by its X and Y coordinates and its gray level (luminance), commonly expressed by binary numbers (05 Aug 1998)

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Literary usage of Pixel

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Spatial Statistics and Imaging by Antonio Possolo (1991)
"By this it is meant that each pixel must be very near one of two distinct values. (2) Neighboring pixels tend to behave alike. In other words, if two pixels ..."

2. Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Developer's Workshopby John Clark Craig, Jeff Webb by John Clark Craig, Jeff Webb (1998)
"For all four of the PictureBox controls, set the AutoSize property to True and the ScaleMode property to 3 - pixel. Figure 14-11 following shows the form ..."

3. Bibliographia Zoologiæ Et Geologiæ: A General Catalogue of All Books, Tracts by Louis Agassiz (1854)
"... sur la structure mecanique des parties osseuses qui servent a l'articulation de la Machoire inférieure.—Journ. de Phys. 1792, XLI. p. 401. pixel ( ). 2. ..."

4. Genomic Signal Processing and Statistics by Edward R Dougherty (2005)
"4 16 64 256 1024 4096 pixel width Px (number of data samples of a pixel) Homo ... For the special case of one pixel per sample, for which the variation ..."

5. Mantech Project Book, 1992 (1993)
"Active-Matrix pixel and Line Defect Detection Technology Contract Number: ... These systems shall be able to identify pixel and line defects using a ..."

6. Spatial Statistics and Imaging by Antonio Possolo (1991)
"By this it is meant that each pixel must be very near one of two distinct values. (2) Neighboring pixels tend to behave alike. In other words, if two pixels ..."

7. Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Developer's Workshopby John Clark Craig, Jeff Webb by John Clark Craig, Jeff Webb (1998)
"For all four of the PictureBox controls, set the AutoSize property to True and the ScaleMode property to 3 - pixel. Figure 14-11 following shows the form ..."

8. Bibliographia Zoologiæ Et Geologiæ: A General Catalogue of All Books, Tracts by Louis Agassiz (1854)
"... sur la structure mecanique des parties osseuses qui servent a l'articulation de la Machoire inférieure.—Journ. de Phys. 1792, XLI. p. 401. pixel ( ). 2. ..."

9. Genomic Signal Processing and Statistics by Edward R Dougherty (2005)
"4 16 64 256 1024 4096 pixel width Px (number of data samples of a pixel) Homo ... For the special case of one pixel per sample, for which the variation ..."

10. Mantech Project Book, 1992 (1993)
"Active-Matrix pixel and Line Defect Detection Technology Contract Number: ... These systems shall be able to identify pixel and line defects using a ..."

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