noun ali·as·ing \ˈā-lē-ə-siŋ, ˈāl-yə-\

Definition of aliasing

  1. :  an error or distortion created in a digital image that usually appears as a jagged outline We commonly observe aliasing on television. This occurs when there is an insufficient magnification produced by the lens of a TV camera focused on periodic structures such as the pattern of pinstripes in an announcer's shirt, bricks in the wall of a house, or seats in an empty stadium. — Douglas B. Murphy, Fundamentals of Light Microscopy and Electronic Imaging, 2001

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