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Definitions for jaggiesˈdʒæg iz

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  1. jaggies(Noun)

    Jagged artifacts in raster graphics, such as those caused by resizing a bitmap image without preserving its aspect ratio.

  2. Origin: jaggy or jagged with diminutive -ie and plural -s.


  1. Jaggies

    "Jaggies" is the informal name for artifacts in raster images, most frequently from aliasing, which in turn is often caused by non-linear mixing effects producing high-frequency components or missing or poor anti-aliasing filtering prior to sampling. Jaggies are stairlike lines that appear where there should be smooth straight lines or curves. For example, when a nominally straight, un-aliased line steps across one pixel, a dogleg occurs halfway through the line, where it crosses the threshold from one pixel to the other. Jaggies should not be confused with most compression artifacts, which are a different phenomenon.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. jaggies

    The ‘stairstep’ effect observable when an edge (esp. a linear edge of very shallow or steep slope) is rendered on a pixel device (as opposed to a vector display).


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jaggies in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jaggies in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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