Definition of pixelated
of an image
: displayed in such a manner that individual pixels are discernible
Recent Examples of pixelated from the Web
Jet jockeys will watch Marines defend perimeters on the pixelated landscape far below.
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Origin and Etymology of pixelated
pixel + -ated (after pixilated)
First Known Use: 1982See Words from the same year
PIXELATED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pixelated for English Language Learners
of an image on a computer or television screen : made up of a small number of large pixels that produce a picture which is not clear or sharp
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