pixel

What is pixel?

pixel meaning (IEEE) (1) In image processing and pattern recognition, the smallest element of a digital image that can be assigned a gray level. (2) In computer graphics, the smallest element of a display surface that can be assigned independent characteristics. This term is derived from the term “picture element”.

 

reference: U.S . Food & Drug – Glossary of Computer System Software Development Terminology (8/95)

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