jaggies


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jag•gies

(ˈdʒæg iz)
n.pl.
a jagged, stairstep effect on curved or diagonal lines that are reproduced in low resolution, as on a printout or computer display.
[1990–95]

jaggies

Images or graphics that have distorted by aliasing.
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In the first half we made four or five good chances but in the second half we lose a goal and four or five of the team are like a bag of jaggies.
When asked by our trekking guide if he was OK, he replied: "Ah've hunners o' jaggies up ma bahooky!" It's fair to say they'll never see his likes again.
Per-pixel noise and compression artifact reduction removes noise inherent in digital video, and per-pixel motion-adaptive 3D de-interlacing removes jaggies and eliminates feathering.
Problems reported by FlightAlert XT include: RGB elements that will not separate properly; unwanted spot colors that will waste film; TIFF images with background set to 'None' that could cause jaggies; items with print suppressed, non-90-degree rotations that could cause problems for some RIPs; danger-sign text overflow (FlightAlert can ignore intentional and harmless overflow); leftover positional graphics which will print low-res, missing or modified graphics; EPS files with missing fonts; and text with bold or italic applied styles.
Even with my 120mph (har, har) golf swing, the progressive camcorder captured the image perfectly, and you see clear jaggies on the interlaced club, even after deinterlacing.
If you ask a bitmap graphics program to handle vector graphics you get the jaggies with any line that isn't pure horizontal or vertical.