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Pel vs. Pixel

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Pelnoun

(dated) pixel

Pixelnoun

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

Pelnoun

(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’;

Pixelnoun

One of the squares that make up a pixel art work or a zoomed in image in a computer.

Pixelnoun

(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’;

Pixel

In digital imaging, a pixel, pel, or picture element is a smallest addressable element in a raster image, or the smallest addressable element in an all points addressable display device; so it is the smallest controllable element of a picture represented on the screen. Each pixel is a sample of an original image; more samples typically provide more accurate representations of the original.

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