Pixel

n.

Pronunciation

/ˈpɪksəl/

Definition

The small, programmable dots that make up visible images and text on a computer display.

Hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of pixels make up modern computer displays. Each pixel is programmable to a certain combination red, green, and blue colors (RGB). Together, pixels are able to display near limitless colors and images depending on the computer and display’s capabilities.

Category

Technology

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