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 (ăn′tē-ā′lē-ə-sĭng, -āl′yə-, ăn′tī-)
In computer graphics, the process of removing or reducing the jagged distortions in curves and diagonal lines so that the lines appear smooth or smoother.
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(ˌæn tiˈeɪ li ə sɪŋ, ˌæn taɪ-)
a technique for smoothing out jaggies in graphical computer output.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antialiasing - (computer graphics) a technique that is used to smooth jagged distortions in curves and diagonal lines so they appear smootherantialiasing - (computer graphics) a technique that is used to smooth jagged distortions in curves and diagonal lines so they appear smoother
computer graphics - the pictorial representation and manipulation of data by a computer
technique - a practical method or art applied to some particular task
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