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gigapixel Syllabification: gig·a·pix·el
Pronunciation: /ˈɡiɡəˌpiksəl/

Definition of gigapixel in English:


A unit of graphic resolution equivalent to one billion or 109 pixels: [as modifier]: apart from their obvious appeal to photographers, gigapixel images also hold tremendous potential for law enforcement and the military
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  • The 2.5 gigapixel image is - of course - a montage of images rather than a single snap and seamlessly fusing the separate images was the main technical challenge.
  • The newly patented R1 camera system, which broke through the gigapixel barrier, has achieved some of the highest resolution single-shot images ever created.
  • If we can just move past the idea of megahertz and gigapixels and look instead at creating wonder, awe, and even heartbreak, then electronic gaming will truly become an artistic medium.
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