Definition of gigapixel in English:


Syllabification: gig·a·pix·el
Pronunciation: /ˈgigəˌpiksəl


  • 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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    • 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.
    • This more than doubles the total potential pixel fill rate from 533 million pixels per second to about 1.3 gigapixels per second.
    • A digital photo taken from Delft University claims to be the largest in the world at an impressive 2.5 gigapixels.

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