dither

Definitions

General English

Computing

  • verb to create a curve or line that looks smoother by adding shaded pixels beside the pixels that make up the image

Electronics

  • A vibratory force with controlled amplitude and frequency, which is continuously applied to a device which is servomotor driven, so as to avoid it sticking in the null position. Also called buzz (2).
  • A vibratory force or oscillation of small amplitude.

Publishing

  • verb to create the appearance of a new colour by a pattern of coloured pixels that appear, to the eye, to combine and form a new, composite colour
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