spaxel

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

spaxel (plural spaxels)

  1. A spectral pixel.

Etymology 2[edit]

Blend of space and pixel, introduced in the 2012 paper Spaxels, Pixels in Space: A novel mode of spatial display (Horst Hörtner, Matthew Gardiner, Roland Haring, Christopher Lindinger, Florian Berger).

Noun[edit]

spaxel (plural spaxels)

  1. A pixel that is not fixed to a two-dimensional display matrix but can be moved in three spatial dimensions.