pixelate

(redirected from Pixellation)

pix·e·late

also pix·el·late (pĭk′sə-lāt′)
tr.v. pix·e·lat·ed, pix·e·lat·ing, pix·e·lates also pix·el·lat·ed or pix·el·lat·ing or pix·el·lates
To reduce the resolution of (a digital image) by replacing groups of pixels whose values are different with groups of pixels whose values are the same, typically the minimum, maximum, or average value of the original pixels in that group. Images can be pixelated intentionally or as the accidental result of enlarging an image too far.

pix′e·la′tion (-lā′shən) n.

pixelate

(ˈpɪksɪˌleɪt) or

pixellate

vb
(Broadcasting) to blur (a video image) by overlaying it with a grid of squares, usually to disguise the identity of a person
ˌpixeˈlation, ˌpixelˈlation n

pixelate


Past participle: pixelated
Gerund: pixelating

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
I pixelated
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he/she/it pixelated
we pixelated
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Present Continuous
I am pixelating
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Present Perfect
I have pixelated
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Past Continuous
I was pixelating
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Past Perfect
I had pixelated
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he/she/it had pixelated
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Future
I will pixelate
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Future Perfect
I will have pixelated
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Future Continuous
I will be pixelating
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pixelating
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pixelating
you will have been pixelating
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pixelating
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Conditional
I would pixelate
you would pixelate
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Past Conditional
I would have pixelated
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Translations

pixelate

vt (TV etc) → unkenntlich machen (durch Vergrößern der Bildpunkte)
References in periodicals archive ?
Hence, instead of privileging analysis and increasing the pixellation to something more fine-grained, one could privilege synthesis and reduce the pixellation to something coarser-grained.
IP Broadcasting is the key, pushing content to broadcasters faster than ever before and removing latency, jitter and pixellation to guarantee outstanding quality.
The iPad mini is bright, and white, and the text rendering is good 6 and there's no obvious pixellation.
The effect is to replicate the pixellation techniques used in the media to prevent identification of victims of sex crimes.
And if so, is it of the localised lightening-flash type, or is there the negative scotoma and spreading shimmer or pixellation of migraine?
But do you know, the one thing this bit of technology did was not so much make me admire the pixellation and believe me they've gone big on that.
The only other thing half as popular online is porn - and that had to wait for faster download speeds to really get going, because nothing kills the moment like a bit of pixellation in the wrong place.
The crooner also gets almost naked in the promo, barring a few bits of precise pixellation and some carefully-placed gaffer tape.
Craig added: "I have already come up with a few ideas of how it could be improved - the camera could be better and the pixellation improved.
This damping effect is further heightened by heavy pixellation, rendering the image virtually illegible.
Unlike TV news coverage there is no editing or pixellation of the parts that might upset us.