jaggies

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

jaggy or jagged with diminutive -ie and plural -s.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

jaggies (plural only)

  1. (computer graphics, informal) Jagged artifacts in raster graphics, such as those caused by resizing a bitmap image without preserving its aspect ratio.
    • 1999, Brent Heslop, David Angell, Rick Darnell, Microsoft Word 2000 Bible
      The anti-alias option in image editors helps to eliminate the jaggies.
    • 2007, Pulli et al, Mobile 3D Graphics: With OpenGL ES and M3G
      Edge antialiasing only works at the edges of primitives, but jaggies can happen also at intersections of polygons.