Definition of posterize in English:

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posterize

Pronunciation: /ˈpəʊstərʌɪz/
(also posterise)

verb

[with object]
Print or display (a photograph or other image) using only a small number of different tones: posterize the image and view the result
More example sentences
  • I repeated the image and posterised it in an attempt to make it look like a Warhol repeat.
  • The effect built into cheaper cameras include things like sepia and cobalt tone, posterizing, solarizing and so forth.
  • They all simplify form in the way a ‘posterised’ photograph - one in which the middle tones are dropped out - does.

Derivatives

posterization

noun
Example sentences
  • This took the form of block-based artifacts and some posterization of large areas where the same color was being rendered.

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