Definition of posterize in English:


Syllabification: post·er·ize
Pronunciation: /ˈpōstəˌrīz


[with object]
  • Print or display (a photograph or other image) using only a small number of different tones.
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    • 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.



Pronunciation: /ˌpōstərəˈzāSHən/
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  • 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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