Definition of unsharp in English:


Syllabification: un·sharp
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈSHärp


  • (Of a picture or image) not well defined.
    More example sentences
    • You may notice that the entire image has the unsharp mask applied to it beforehand.
    • Here is a tip for sharpening with the unsharp mask filter.
    • See my image editing article for more information on sharpening and unsharp mask.



More example sentences
  • In the majority of cases, though, unsharpness is caused by shutter speeds that are too slow.
  • The allowable amount of unsharpness is controlled by specification being followed.
  • This article describes a method not just to measure wide angle unsharpness but also to adjust the lens precisely with the film running.

More definitions of unsharp

Definition of unsharp in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kəːf
a slit made by cutting with a saw