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Princeton's WordNet

  1. computer graphics(noun)

    the pictorial representation and manipulation of data by a computer


  1. computer graphics(Noun)

    the representation and manipulation of pictorial data by a computer

  2. computer graphics(Noun)

    the various technologies used to create and manipulate such pictorial data

  3. computer graphics(Noun)

    the images so produced

  4. computer graphics(Noun)

    a sub-field of computer science which studies methods for digitally synthesizing and manipulating visual content.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Computer Graphics

    The process of pictorial communication, between human and computers, in which the computer input and output have the form of charts, drawings, or other appropriate pictorial representation.


  1. Computer graphics (images)

    Computer graphics are pictures and movies created using computers - usually referring to image data created by a computer specifically with help from specialized graphical hardware and software. It is a vast and recent area in computer science.The phrase was coined by computer graphics researchers Verne Hudson and William Fetter of Boeing in 1960. Another name for the field is computer-generated imagery, or simply CGI. Important topics in computer graphics include user interface design, sprite graphics, vector graphics, 3D modeling, shaders, GPU design, and computer vision, among others. The overall methodology depends heavily on the underlying sciences of geometry, optics, and physics. Computer graphics is responsible for displaying art and image data effectively and beautifully to the user, and processing image data received from the physical world. The interaction and understanding of computers and interpretation of data has been made easier because of computer graphics. Computer graphic development has had a significant impact on many types of media and has revolutionized animation, movies, advertising, video games, and graphic design generally.

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