picture element

noun
(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

Syn: ↑pixel, ↑pel
Topics: ↑computer science, ↑computing
Hypernyms: ↑component, ↑constituent, ↑element
Part Holonyms: ↑raster

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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