Definition of low-res in English:

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Pronunciation: /lōˈrez/


(Of a display or an image) showing a small amount of detail.
Example sentences
  • Short texts that the artist either wrote or ‘found’ and copied verbatim are accompanied by low-res photo attachments that she took with her cell-phone camera.
  • Also added are additions to the toolset, multiple undo and the ability to apply the warp to a low-res version of the image first to make sure that the results are desirable.
  • In the meantime, low-res versions will displayed freely online.


Late 20th century: from low-resolution.

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Syllabification: low-res

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