pixelated

adjective pix·e·lat·ed \ˈpik-sə-ˌlā-təd\

Definition of pixelated

of an image

  1. :  displayed in such a manner that individual pixels are discernible

Origin and Etymology of pixelated

pixel + -ated (after pixilated)


First Known Use: 1982


PIXELATED Defined for English Language Learners

pixelated

adjective pix·e·lat·ed \ˈpik-sə-ˌlā-təd\

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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