streaking

Definitions

Electronics

  • A form of distortion in which a displayed or printed image, such as that of a TV or fax, has horizontal lines or smudges which are dark or light. In a TV image such streaks may move up and down the screen.
  • A form of distortion in which objects extend horizontally beyond their ordinary boundaries, forming darker or lighter lines or smudges at the edges. Seen, for instance, in TV or fax. In a TV image such streaks may move up and down the screen.
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