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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.


or pix·il·lat·ed or pix·e·lat·ed or pix·el·lat·ed  (pĭk′sə-lā′tĭd)
1. Behaving as if mentally unbalanced; very eccentric.
2. Whimsical; prankish.
3. Slang Intoxicated; drunk.

[From pixie.]

pix′i·la′tion n.




(Computer Science) computing photog (of an image on a screen or VDU) affected by pixilation or in which the separate pixels are visible
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