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computer graphics

n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
1. The set of technologies used to create art with computers.
2. Art or designs created using such technologies.

computer graphics

n
(Computer Science) (functioning as singular) the use of a computer to produce and manipulate pictorial images on a video screen, as in animation techniques or the production of audiovisual aids

comput′er graph′ics


n. (used with a sing. v.)
pictorial computer output produced, through the use of software, on a display screen, plotter, or printer.
[1970–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.computer graphics - the pictorial representation and manipulation of data by a computercomputer graphics - the pictorial representation and manipulation of data by a computer
clip art - ready-made pieces of computerized graphic art that can be used to decorate a document
frame buffer - (computer science) a buffer that stores the contents of an image pixel by pixel
graphics - the drawings and photographs in the layout of a book
antialiasing - (computer graphics) a technique that is used to smooth jagged distortions in curves and diagonal lines so they appear smoother
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