picture element

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Noun1.picture element - (computer science) the smallest discrete component of an image or picture on a CRT screen (usually a colored dot)picture element - (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"
constituent, element, component - an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system; "spare components for cars"; "a component or constituent element of a system"
raster - the rectangular formation of parallel scanning lines that guide the electron beam on a television screen or a computer monitor
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
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The second technique for responsive images is a brand new element called Picture Element.
Later it was found that this issue was caused because of an assumption in Picturefill that if the browser doesn't support the picture element, it must need Picturefill to polyfill all of the components that make up responsive images.
These matrix elements are called image elements, pixels or pels, these last two, abbreviations of picture elements.
Observed in detail, most galaxies resemble a Seurat painting, with each picture element, or pixel, a differently colored dot.
Instead, we visualize the hidden seascape with digital data sets, picture element by picture element, as tiles of a growing quilt, each stitched in the course of month-long expeditions.
app, but adding a motion picture element to it could enhance the experience for some users.
The artist, who is based in Berlin and London, has given the pixel--the indivisible picture element whose only information value is color--an entirely new plastic form.
In contrast to a CCD, the signal from each light-sensing picture element, or pixel, must be read separately.
Robinson assesses the resolution at about 1 km per picture element (pixel).
There is the big picture element in the development of players over an extended period of time.
Many scientists discounted those earlier images because the dark spots usually spanned only one picture element, or pixel, raising the possibility that they stemmed from a problem in the camera.